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Is the Cost of a New Sunroom Worth It for Tampa Homeowners?

Sunroom Cost Tampa If you’re like most homeowners, you’re constantly on the prowl for new ways to improve your home. Your house to-do list is likely miles long, so what’s the best way to decide what to prioritize and what can wait? Our rule of thumb at Tropicana Screen & Glass, Inc.: prioritize home investments that will improve your quality of life first. For example, the cost of adding a sunroom may outweigh the cost of buying a new front door, but a sunroom can enhance your quality of life in tons of ways.

For instance, adding a sunroom can:

  • Provide extra living space – Installing a sunroom is a great way to add usable and unique square footage to your home.
  • Enable you to soak up the sun year-round – Porches require constant cleaning thanks to dirt and pollen, but sunrooms allow you to get your vitamin D fix all year long in a fresh, clean space—and without having to swat at mosquitos!
  • Potentially increase your home’s resale value – A sunroom is a unique space in that it blends the indoors with the outdoors. And Florida home buyers will love that since many new residents move here for our amazing climate!

It’s clear that sunrooms offer benefits of an outdoor living space, like a beautiful view and plenty of sunshine, without all the discomforts of being outside, such as being burnt to a crisp by the sun, soaked to the bone by rain, or getting eaten alive by mosquitos.

How You Can Use Your Sunroom

When you partner with us to have a sunroom installed, you’re opening the door to a world of possibilities. Not only can your sunroom serve as a place to sit and enjoy your natural surroundings without actually being outside, but your new sunroom can also serve as a:

  • Playroom for your kids
  • Home gym or yoga space
  • An entertainment space
  • Indoor gardening area
  • Craft room
  • Home spa
  • Art studio
  • And much more

Choosing Your Windows

Whatever your home currently lacks, your new sunroom can be adapted to fill that void. When it comes to designing your new sunroom, you’ll be able to choose from three distinct options for the windows, including:

  • Acrylic – Our most cost-effective choice, these acrylic windows are double-paned and open to screens just like normal glass windows. However, they are more resistant to breaking. The entire acrylic window sash can be removed for easy cleaning, and in the event of a hurricane, should be removed temporarily to help prevent them from being damaged.
  • Tempered glass – Our tempered glass windows are a great option that can help you stay on budget, but unlike the acrylic windows, these are made of real, crystal-clear glass. These windows can be tinted, come in either single- or double-paned glass, and can be opened to screens. While these windows are built tough to stand up to harsh Florida weather, in the rare event that the tempered glass does break, it is designed to shatter into small, non-sharp bits to reduce injury to anyone who is nearby.
  • Impact glass – These windows offer the ultimate protection for your sunroom. As its name suggests, the impact glass is designed to resists damage, even if struck by windblown debris during a hurricane. Between the two panes of glass is a layer of plastic that, in the unlike event that the glass breaks, will hold the glass in place to prevent it from shattering outward.

Why Choose Tropicana Screen & Glass, Inc.

At Tropicana, we believe in the value that enhancing your outdoor space can bring to your life. Whether you want to entertain more or relax more peacefully, we’re happy to offer products and services that allow you to take full advantage of the sunny climate in the Tampa area. That’s why we only offer some of the best sunrooms in the business and ensure:

  • Complete customization – We’ll customize your new sunroom to your home for a truly unique-to-you space that looks like it was always a part of your house.
  • High-quality construction – The sunrooms that we install feature glass, acrylic, and soft vinyl construction. Each has its own benefits, and we’re happy to discuss them at length with you to help you find the one that best suits your needs.
  • Expert installation – We bring decades of experience to the table, so you can trust that the job will be done correctly, from start to finish.

Are you ready to invest in a sunroom for your Tampa home? We believe the value of a sunroom outweighs the cost—give us a call at Tropicana Screen & Glass, Inc. to talk more about how a sunroom can enhance your lifestyle!





Tropicana Screen & Glass Inc. was founded in 1972 by the McAlpin family and now operated by 3 generations of the McAlpin’s. Tropicana was and is continuing to be successful due to our loyal customers that believe in our integrity and our duty to help them receive a product that they know will be done correctly and to their needs. It is never about Tropicana it has always been about the customers. The reward for us at Tropicana is having a successful business to continue to help others.

Contact Tropicana today to discuss the many aspects that go into the design and construction of home sunrooms, from style and price to location and more.