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.


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.


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


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.


View of loft from main level.

View from lake in the evening.


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