The Measurement of The Patio Enclosure

The Measurement of The Patio Enclosure
Once you decide to install a patio enclosure, what is the next step and preparation? In order to facilitate communication with the sunroom manufacturer, you can measure the site where the sunroom will be installed. Then the question is raised up. How to measure the patio enclosure? From which angle should you measure? And what tools do you need? This post will solve the question above. Nowadays, the retractable freestanding sunroom and lean-to sunroom is trendy. So the following text will show you the ways to measure these two patio cover.

The Measurement of The Freestanding Patio Enclosure

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1.Standing at a distance and shoot from the front view of the site.
2.Standing in the four cardinal points of the compass of the site and photograph it at close range.
3.Standing on the diagonal and photograph it from a distance.
4.If possible, standing in the highland opposite the site and shoot from the front view.
5.Video recording around the site at a speed of 0.3m/s. All the important details should be highlighted in the video.
6. Drawing the condition of the site and tag the size of the floor. (If you use the enclosure as the pool enclosure, need to tag the size of the pool). Also, the pillar, fish pool, and other existed structures in the site are required to be tagged for more specific data.
7.Next, is the topographic map. The terrain structure needs to be simply drawn like this picture. Besides, the topographic should be attached to the description of the ground flatness(flat or sloping). It is more convenient for the technical department to design and install.
8.If you plan to install the electric/ water equipment, the size, and place of the power box, drainage outlet, water inlet should be marked.

The Measurement of The Lean-to Patio Enclosure









9. Remember, for the lean-to sunroom, the wall structure drawing is required. Like the topographic map, also need to attach the description of the ground flatness(flat or sloping).

Additional Notes

1. Measuring Tools: Generally, you can use the tape measure. But if you plan to build up a large size patio cover, it is better to measure it with the laser measuring tool.  
2. Besides the above-required pictures, you can take more pictures as much as possible. No matter what pictures, the pictures must be clear.
3. All the necessary size should be correct and the condition of the installation site should be stated as clearly as possible.
4. It is perfect that if the electronic drawing of the site can be provided.

How To Care For The Sunroom Addition

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Retractable Sunroom Addition act as a finishing touch to your home decoration. You can enjoy the sunbath without worrying about the sudden lurking of the critters. Also, it can protect your furniture in the yard from dirt, debris, pollutant, and so on. Whatever your past time, you will be able to enjoy it for years to come. The occasional pollutant is to be expected. Not to worry,  there are some tips for you to care for and maintain.
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The first tip is how to clean the panel. Generally, the panels of sunroom addition are made of polycarbonate or glass. Different clean ways correspond to different materials. But at first, both need to vacuum or flush with a hose. In case the panel was scratched by leaves or sand before washing with a soft cloth.
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After the first step, you need to wash the panel with a soft cloth or sponge instead of the bristle brush. The polycarbonate panel can be washed with soapy water or a non-abrasive proprietary cleaner, suitable for plastics. If your sunroom is made of glass, you can wash it gently with warm water and a mild detergent. Avoid using abrasive cleaners that may scratch or otherwise damage the glass surface. And do not use razor blades to scrape the glass surface.
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The maintenance and cleaning of the Sealing Strip and Drainage also can not be ignored. During cleaning the sunroom, please pay attention not to damage the sealing strip. Once the sealing strip falls off the sunroom, it will make an impact on the weather resistance. Then you need to contact with the sunroom company to repair it. Besides, the drainage needs to be cleaned regularly to remove debris. The last point, to prevent the door and lock from being hard to open, you can use a light machine oil to lubricate them.
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If you have other questions about the sunroom, feel free to contact Sunshield Team. We are pleased to serve you.