Add A Dormer

Do you want to add a dormer?

Not only do dormers creates a unique point of interest in the architecture of your home, but it also can be a less expensive way to add extra headroom without raising the entire roof of your house.

Here's a view of a large dormer installation from the interior of a cottage renovation I did.

If you want to see the start of this dormer installation, click here.

Roof Lines


Interior view from loft bedroom.

Remodeling


View from lake.

Framing coming to a completion.

This dormer remodeling project was done in November. We had really nice weather for this time of year in Canada.

Window Installation



Exterior side view of roof renovation.

Cottage Window


Here we have the Typar installed. The windows still need to be cut out.


View from lake.

Construction



Interior of dormer. Framing is complete. Windows still need to be cut out.

Dormer


Opposite side of the loft space.

Remodeling A Cottage


Completed installation of insulation and vapour barrier.

Building and Remodeling


Opposite side of the loft. Installation of insulation and vapour barrier.

We installed a skylight here to bring the morning sunlight into this space.

Skylight in Loft


Installed vinyl clad windows with grills in the glazing.

Gable Dormer


Exterior View

Original Construction



Interior view of dormer with the new windows installed. The homeowners placed their bed here with a view overlooking Lake Huron.

Remodeling


View of loft from main level.


View from lake in the evening.

Building

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