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Old 08-10-2010, 03:27 PM   #1
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"Three" seasons room to four seasons


I have what you could call a three seasons room off the back of my house. The stairs to the basement are located within this room. Wanting to semi-finish off the basement in the future I don't want to have to walk out in the cold to go into the basement. The walls are 2x4s with insulation and the ceiling has some insulation too. Three doors, 1 steel entry, 1 wood entry, and 1 wood to the garage.

There are 7 storm windows around the room. The storms are fastened to 1xs between them. I know the storms are the coldest part of the room.

What would the best way to keep this room warm year round?

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Add some real windows----make sure that the floors,ceiling and walls are insulated----

Add good modern tight exterior doors--- Drywall or panel it and add a heater!---Mike---

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I guess my question is: how do I add windows when there are only 1x strips between the storms?
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If you could post a picture or two----porches often are put together rather badly----I need to see what you have----Mike-----
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