How to Frame a Dormer?

Answer Framing a dormer refers to the first and most important step in constructing an upper-level addition to your home. Whether you're expanding a cramped attic into a bedroom, office or playroom, if yo... Read More »

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What is a dormer?

A dormer is an architectural structure that protrudes from a sloping roof. Dormers often include windows, known as dormer windows, and are frequently used when converting an attic space into an add... Read More »

Attic Dormer Ideas?

If you're looking to let in some natural light and create more space in your attic, adding an attic dormer could be the answer. Dormers are constructed by knocking out a section of the roof and cre... Read More »

What is a gable dormer?

A gabled dormer (or gable dormer) is an opening in an angled roof that allows a dormer to be placed at one or more location across the surface of the roof. Gabled dormers often come in a series, wh... Read More »

How to Build a Dormer Window?

A dormer window protrudes from a building's roof and provides extra lighting for the highest areas of the building, usually the attic. Because installing a dormer window requires cutting out a sect... Read More »