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catnap8

06:16AM | 04/29/03
Member Since: 04/28/03
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I want to add a three season sunroom to my house. I'm trying to decide if I should do it myself or if I should contract out to a company that primarily does this as it's business. Aside from cost as an obvious difference, what other things should I consider in making my decision? I want something that will last and is quality made whether I do it myself or not. What should I watch out for? I've never done anything like this before. How difficult is it?

Piffin

06:25AM | 05/03/03
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
Not sure how to take the comment on cost differenc. Some homeowner projects cost more than professionally done ones.

But this type project is open to shysters out there, meaniong you need to question them carefully, compare prices, and interview previous customers for recommendations and actually see some of their work.

You also want to question them about how it marriews to the house. If you have a nice place, you can ruin the look of it with something that clips on looking like a mobile home awning ran into it. More expensive units of this type are called conservatories.

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