Framing the walls on a sunroom can be a challenge since the large number of windows and doors allows for little structural support. Here are some steps that I like to take to reinforce and strengthen the framing when building a sunroom:

  • I like to use 2×6 studs instead of 2x4s to add to the strength and increase the space allowed for insulation.
  • I also cover the outside with 1/2″ plywood sheathing to provide extra strength in the corners.
  • To increase wind resistance, I embed bolts in the concrete slab for angle brackets which are then attached to the corner posts.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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