Creating a Conservatory with Skylights

Town & Country Skylights can be used in a variety of projects, but one of the most interesting applications combines conventional construction with a skylight to create an orangery style conservatory inspired room. Benefiting from natural light, rooms with skylights take on a new life brimming with originality. Whether you are planning a new room

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Poolside Conservatory Before & After

The owners of this property outside of Pittsburgh chose Town & Country Conservatories to replace their covered patio with an outdoor space that they could use all year round. The rectangular conservatory addition, measuring approx 35′ x 15′, would eventually host a dining room and living area with redesigned access to the pool patio. In

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Gable – Conservatory Design

The Versatile Gable Conservatory The gable conservatory is named for the shape of the roof. One side, the “end,” is upright while the other sides are slopped. Known for its uniform simple design, the gable conservatory can be styled to fit many types of architecture. Whether the gable stands on it’s own or is a

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Rectangular – Conservatory Design

The Reliable Rectangular Conservatory Whether you have a traditional older home or a more modern design, the rectangular shaped conservatory is a sympathetic fit for many styles of architecture. Clean lines and a variety of sizes and floor plans make a rectangular conservatory offer more versatility than other styles. A rectangular conservatory is a perfect

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Lean-to – Conservatory Design

The Delightful Lean-to Conservatory Sometimes called an Mediterranean conservatory, the lean-to is one of our most flexible styles of conservatory. In its most simple form, the lean-to conservatory has three sides and a roof that pitches back or “leans” to the the house wall. Several conservatory design strategies can be employed to create different looks

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Architectural Hardware – Hardwood Conservatory Details

We offer an outstanding selection of premier door and window hardware, designed and manufactured exclusively for our conservatories. Finishes include Bronze, Brass, Satin Nickel, Polished Nickel, and Antique Brass   Carefully chosen, our hardware variety enhances our ability to make the conservatory look as though it were part of the house.┬áThis color range allows for

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Bay-end – Conservatory Design

The Victorian Inspired Bay End Conservatory The bay end style lends itself to many variations: tall with a double lantern, wide with a solid flat roof, modern interpretations and Victorian inspirations, even bay end orangeries. Perhaps the most romantic of the conservatory styles. It evokes images of turrets or castles while ornate details accent the

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Orangery – Conservatory Design

What is the difference between and orangery and a conservatory? The shape of the roof is the main difference. An orangery will have a flat roof perimeter and a skylight, while the conservatory will have a pitched roof that connects directly to the side frames of the building. The orangery actually predates the conservatory. In

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5 tips for Choosing Conservatory Material – Wood or Aluminum?

Our UK hardwood conservatories remain the primary design inspiration for all of our conservatories and skylights. However, aluminum, especially with the detailing that we can offer is a close second, and should be preferred in some situations. 5 THINGS TO CONSIDER 1. DETAILS Hardwood offers infinite variability in conservatory design. Its versatility is seen in

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Before & After Orangery

The owners of this Colorado home fell in love with the design possibilities that a conservatory could provide to their home addition. They wanted to add more space indoors and out and to take advantage of natural light and the beauty of the trees surrounding their property. The large orangery addition, a 42′ x 37′

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