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What to look for when shopping for natural stone.
No longer just for growing plants, today's conservatories rank among the most innovative and adaptable building types ever created.
From columns and posts to pedestals and piers, supports are the essence of the period-appropriate porch. Besides bearing the roof, supports establish the limits and architecture of these half-indoor, half-outdoor spaces, not only with their designs, but also often with their materials, both traditional and modern.