What is the difference between orangeries and conservatories?
Orangery or Conservatory, Which is Which?
Lots 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.
- does it have a flat roof? – if so it could be an orangery.
- does it have a glass lantern in the centre of a flat roof? – if so it could be an orangery
- can you see the roof gutters? – if not it could be an orangery.
- is the roof all glass? – if so it could be a conservatory.
- 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