Orangery or Conservatory, Which is Which?

Orangery or Conservatory, Which is Which?

What is the difference between orangeries and conservatories?


Orangery or Conservatory, Which is Which?

Orangery or ConservatoryLots of folks get a little muddled up, or just don’t know the difference between a conservatory and an orangery, and that can be forgiven and definitely understandable if you are not into home improvements.

The easiest way to tell the difference is by taking a good look at the type of roof on the extension, this should give you quite a few clues as to what you are looking at – Orangery or Conservatory.

  1. does it have a flat roof? – if so it could be an orangery.
  2. does it have a glass lantern in the centre of a flat roof? – if so it could be an orangery
  3. can you see the roof gutters? – if not it could be an orangery.
  4. is the roof all glass? – if so it could be a conservatory.
  5. does it have sloping roof? – if so it could be a conservatory.

You can find out a lot more by visiting this website: www.orangerycosts.co.uk/what-is-an-orangery