Did you know you can order and install your own Porch Life windows? Other competitors don’t normally offer this DIY option. We saw this issue in the market and decided to help DIYers like you! And get this, we made it super easy! From purchasing to installing, this article will show you how easy it is to work our custom 4-track windows and doors.
We make it easy to order your windows and doors. All you have to do is reach out to us and request a quote for your measurement here. Let us know that you’d like to install the windows and doors yourself, from then we will work with you to get it shipped over.
By using quality engineering to create our windows and doors, its structure is simple to install and work with. Before starting the installation, we have some important things to note:
Minimal tools will be needed to do the install just make sure to have a tape measure, level, drill/screw gun, hack saw or miter saw, screw driver, and a pencil.
Understand the rough opening and that the closer you are to a perfect square the easier it will be to install windows and doors.
Follow our instructions
Us VS the Competition
Our custom 4-track windows and doors can transform any outdoor space into a 3-season oasis. Our proprietary Flexiglaze is so durable you don’t ever have to stress about the elements of nature, kids, or baseballs damaging your glazing. We offer two screen options; standard and premium. Both are great options; the standard is great for letting in a cool breeze and premium goes next level with its top-tier rip resistance. We also are completely custom, so you can pick and choose all of your options and colors to make your new sunroom uniquely fit you and your home!
One of our customers, Joe Malecki, chose to self-install our 4-track windows and doors to create a 3-season sunroom. He says he was pretty nervous about self-installing, thinking it’d be a significant project and wasn’t sure how great our memory vinyl would hold up. Well, take a look at what he ended up saying about it after 70-MPH winds and a tornado touched down nearby.
You could see the vinyl moving because it’s a flexible product, but you know, everything just held up just fantastic. I would definitely recommend yours (system). If somebody is asking me about these types of 4-track systems based on my experience, your product as far as I’m concerned is highly recommended.
Joe Malecki, Customer
Connect with Us!
It’s not only easy to order and install, but it’s also easy to connect with us. Contact us and you’ll hear back in 1-2 business days with a quote and next steps to DIY your new 3-season sunroom.
Did you know there is an alternative option to a 4-season sunroom? It’s called a 3 season room, or for our companies specific name, Porch Life. It’s exactly what it sounds like, it’s converting your porch, deck, or any outdoor space with windows and doors that will transform it into a personal sunroom oasis.
There are many instances where potential customers give up on a sunroom due to the price a 4-season sunroom can be, but they are missing out on the chance of a 3-season sunroom instead. It’s a cost-effective alternative, in some instances it can even be a 4-season sunroom, and its quality is just as good. Especially if you choose Porch Life to do the job; more on that later.
First, let’s define the difference between a 4-season and a 3 season room.
4-Season Sunroom: A type of sunroom that gives additional space, it is enclosed with glass windows, a roof, and frames. It is supposed to be functional for all 4-seasons, but depending on the build that may not be the case. Depending on the materials used these rooms may not be as thermally efficient as advertised.
3-Season Sunroom: A type of sunroom addition that uses screened windows and doors to cover a porch, patio, or deck that can be in 3-seasons (or 4 depending on where you live) because the rooms are not engineered to be heated or cooled long-term.
As we mentioned, many people tend to turn away from their dream of a sunroom after learning how costly a 4-season sunroom can be. However, if you take some time to research and learn what a 3-season sunroom like Porch Life can do for you, it may actually be in your budget!
There are other factors to consider in price. Your most basic 3-season sunroom will of course be lower. If you start adding on upgrades like a Premium Screen or French Doors. But, luckily you get the choice with Porch Life because we are fully-custom.
We keep saying 3 season room. So, what seasons are those exactly? It’s recommended to be used in the spring, summer, and fall seasons. Winters can be pretty harsh in some states and these specific sunrooms are not designed to heat the space, so it can get pretty chilly. But, let’s say you’re in the south, your Winter is not full of freezing temperatures or snow, so you actually can use this all 4-seasons! (Just be prepared for any hot summer days.)
Where Should I Buy From?
Perhaps we are being biased here but we recommend ordering from us here at Porch Life, let us explain why. We pride ourselves on being a fully custom sunroom option. We offer a variety of screen, vinyl, doors, and color options so it can truly be your creation, tailored to your taste.
Our 4-track windows and doors are also custom-built to fit your desired area. Let’s not forget how top-notch Porch Life quality is. Take a look at this video of our flex vinyl glazing. This patented technology allows you to never have to worry about golf balls, baseballs, or even hail from damaging your glazing.
Our quality is just flat-out superior. And it’s not just us making that up, hear what some of our customers have to say about us.
So, what are you waiting for?! Your sunroom dream can come true by choosing Porch Life. Reach out today for a quote and see what kind of 3-season sunroom we can bring you!
You may have tried a home improvement project before and found it hard, The majority of homeowners have dealt with this. So much so, that it is often put off and never finished. You will always tell yourself, “one day I’ll get to it,” but it never happens.
Well, what if we told you about a home improvement project really isn’t that difficult, time-consuming, or even that expensive, even though it may appear so? It’s called a 3-season sunroom. We know you might be thinking, “that sounds impossible,” but it’s not with Porch Life! And we are here to explain exactly how and why the process is so simple.
Where to Begin
The first step you need to take in the sunroom building process is research. Unfortunately, there are a lot of scammers out there. So, you need to be aware of the red flags. Here are some to watch out for:
Unreasonable down payment (like $25 or $10,000)
No license, insurance, or warranty offerings
No online website or accessible portfolio
We can make it easy for you and tell you to stop researching now and choose Porch Conversions. But we understand how important trust is. So first, read this article, and then you can decide for yourself.
How is it easy?
While this type of project may seem intimidating, choosing a reputable manufacturer like Porch Life can make it simple. This is because we make sure we have a great relationship with our dealers who will be selling and installing your sunroom. We put our homeowner and dealers’ needs first. This nurtures both relationships leading to a happy customer and a more trusted business relationship.
We make it easy to order, install, and enjoy. That’s for both homeowners and dealers. Having it available and ready to go makes the process for both much simpler. Installation being easy means less of a nuisance in your life, and of course, it’s easy to enjoy your new room.
Here’s how easy it is. All you do is request a quote, then your local dealer will reach out. You and your dealer will then discuss your vision for your 3-season sunroom. A dealer will come to your home to take measurements and determine the perfect fit for windows and doors.
After that, dealers will place your order. And get this, your order can be manufactured and shipped within 15 days! That’s right, we are the only manufacturer in the industry to provide a 15-Day Expedited Lead Time. Porch Life leads the 3-season sunroom industry with the quickest order and installation times.
Yet another easy process when choosing Porch Life for your 3-season sunroom. So easy, you could even DIY. If you aren’t down to attempt this type of project on your own, don’t worry. There are plenty of highly trusted contractors to get the job done.
When your room is ready, installers will be at your house prepared to build your sunroom. You as a homeowner don’t have to worry about your daily life being interrupted, the build can happen so quickly. And when we say quick, we mean it. Some of the rooms can be completed in only two days.
If you’re interested in learning more about how the install process works, visit this page.
Time to Enjoy!
It truly is amazing how our 4-track windows and doors can transform a boring space into a 3-season room full of views and add a sense of comfortability to your home.
If you don’t believe us, believe our customers. Watch the videos below on what recent Porch Conversion homeowners have to say about choosing us!
Don’t be intimidated by a 3-season sunroom project. Let Porch Life do it for you! You can contact us HERE today and we will get back to you with a quote within 48 hours or the next business day.
The next steps will include measurements of your area and creating your Porch Life sunroom. We look forward to working with you and making at least one home project easier for you.
We love the windows we purchased from Porch Life. We upgraded our deck to a sun room and the windows help the room look so open and inviting.
When they arrived, they were well protected and no damage. The windows were made to the precise measurements sent to them and fit perfectly in the openings we had prepared.
Great value for these windows. Their customer service is fantastic, too.
Transformed our back porch into a great three season room. Just wish we did it years ago. Andrea was great throughout the whole process. Can’t wait to see how long we can use it with the north east winter coming. Installation was easier than expected; took two of us about half a day. Thanks for everything.
Andrea was great to work with. She did all she could to ensure I had a positive experience from start to finish.
After I discovered several pieces were damaged during shipping, Andrea helped me work through the claim process to obtain replacements.
I am pleased with the construction and material of the 4-track windows. The installation steps are straightforward. The openings on my porch required 4 twin units. For wthat it's worth, if I were to do again, I would leave 1/4" per joined unit (or min. 1/2 total) rather than 1/4" per rough opening.
In short, I'm happy with the product and very happy with the service I received from Andrea and Porch Life Direct.
Andrea was outstanding working with me on the project all the way through!
Materials arrived on schedule, well packaged with no damage.
Measurements were exactly what I requested.
Quality of windows and doors is exceptional.
We are extremely satisfied with the products!
The windows are perfect for our new porch at our cabin. The whole experience went well from the order to the delivery. I would recommend them to anyone!
Andrea has been very responsive to my needs and I love the product. We have gone from two seasons on the patio to three. Very happy 😊
We ordered the 4 track windows for our back porch to enclose it. We needed help measuring and Andrea was super helpful with that and answered all of questions so we felt really good about tackling a DIY project with these windows. Everything came as described and we simply followed her videos to get them installed. I definitely give Porch Life a thumbs up for making our outdoor living space project super easy. Thankyou!
Andrea @ Porch Conversions-
We have really enjoyed our “new porch windows”.
We can sit out there when sun warms it up.
The temperature outside might be mid-forties and with the sun it can be mid-fifties on the porch; and the space heater kicks in some extra comfort.
We hope for the best weather when our kids ( and kiddos) come in February from NYC and the Netherlands .
Our two man team got the windows installed in less than a half day; and they look GREAT!
We’ve told a bunch of friends how easy it was dealing with you and your company - the best - quick and the price was right!
Also, we were most pleased to get the replacement screens for two windows and our contractor got them installed in about 40 minutes.
Overall you get a very high mark for service, friendliness, sense of humor and being so easy to work with - many, many smiles!
Come see us in the mountains of southwest Virginia and see the handiwork.
All the best
We love our new windows. We were originally going to go with just a screened in porch. After seeing some examples and talking to Porch Life Direct it was an easy choice to go this route. We turned a porch from something we would use in the summer to something we use throughout most of the year. They are extremely easy to install, easy to maintain and even easier to use. We couldn't be happier with our decision!