Frequently Asked Questions [ Sun & Patio Room FAQ ]

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

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Q:  What are the differences in a sunroom, garden room or patio room?
    A:   A straight sunroom is where all or part of the roof is tempered glass and the gabled ends are clear or tinted.
    A:   A curved sunroom is where the radius is tempered glass and the all or part of the roof is tempered glass.
    A:   A curved garden room, the radius is tempered glass the roof is solid, with the gabled ends clear or tinted.
    A:   A straight or gabled roof garden room the roof is solid & the transoms & gabled ends are either tinted or clear.
    A:   A straight or gabled roof patio room the roof is solid and the gabled ends, transom & kick plate are solid.

 

Q:  What are gabled ends, transoms and kick plates?
    A: Gables ends are usually the areas above the windows on the side walls.
    A: Transoms are usually the areas above the windows on the front wall.
    A: Kick plates are the areas below the windows & are either solid or tempered glass.

 

Q:  What are the different types of roofs?
    A: The tempered rafered roofs are for the glass straight and curved sunrooms and curved garden room.
    A: The 3" & 4" solid insulated roofs are for the straight & gabled garden rooms or straight & gabled patio rooms.

 

Q:  What are the different types of walls?
    A: The walls come with a 2" standard wall, 3" superwall and 3" thermally broken wall.

 

Q:  What is a UL approved electrical system?
    A: It is a build in electrical system that includes open electrical headers and vertical raceways with snap covers. It also includes built in electrical boxes for porch lights, switches and outlets. The hardware for the switches and outlets are included.

 

Q: What types of glass is available?
    A: Duralight tempered glass in all of our windows & doors in single or dual pane & clear, tinted or LowE2 glass.

 

Q: What types of doors are there?
    A: There is a 3' pedestrian (solid with an operable window & screen on top), a 3' tempered glass door (single pane, dual or dual with grids), Double 3' tempered glass doors ( French Style) and a 6' vinyl tempered glass slider with screen door in (single pane, dual or dual with grids)

 

Q;: What if I want to install the room myself?
    A: A 33 page installation manual is available by clicking on Installation at
www.rooms.theus.com

 

Q: What is ICBO?
    A: ICBO is the International Conference of Building Officials and is the standard for the western USA. Other areas of US also accept ICBO. Contact us for for further assistance.

 

Q: Do you accept credit cards & is financing available
    A: We accept Visa, AMEX, Master Card & Discover. For financing information go to : www.lyonfinancial.com