What is an Enclosed Patio?
An Enclosed Patio represents the extension of a house enclosed by framing, columns, or walls and usually are used for dining, lounging, and entertainment. Enclosed Patios redefine the home’s aesthetics and can be the perfect space for your guests to hang out and unwind into a relaxing session.
Enclosed are Patio ideas and examples
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Many people across the globe consider Enclosed Patio an integral part of their home. To make the extended area more equipped for lounging and entertainment, people also decorate the space with additional furniture, boards, and electronics.
What are the advantages of an Enclosed Patio?
- The enclosed patio gives the feeling of being outdoors from the comfort of your home.
- Enclosed Patios are cooler even when the weather outside is warm and vice versa.
- Many Enclosed Patios are also resistant to harsh weather conditions, i.e., rain and snow.
- The walls and screens of an Enclosed Patio keep bugs out of the main area.
- The enclosed patio provides much-need privacy and doesn’t enable outsiders to see inside your home.
How much does it cost to enclose a patio?
The average cost to enclose a patio can range from $2,900 to $45,000 based on HomeAdvisor research in 2021. The homeowner should estimate the average price from $20 and $40 per square foot to have a deck. This wide range is because every enclosure is customized and built to suit a homeowner’s individual space, needs, and style.
Now let us see, do you need permits for the enclosed patio.
Do I need a permit to enclose my patio?
Yes, it would help if you had a permit to enclose the patio when the enclosed patio represents an “indoor” area of the house, an additional living area. However, if your patio is not a weatherproof enclosure of an existing porch, in that case, you do not need a permit.