Fake dormer

volvo_85August 3, 2009

Hi everyonr, I am in the process of putting a new roof on my house and came across a picture in a magazine of a ranch style house that the owners put dormers on to give it a new look. It said in the article that the dormers were fake. I would love to give my 42 year old rancher a new look and was wondering if anyone had heard of this and how expensive it would be and how difficult. Thanks for any feedback. Volvo

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
macv

You would need enough roof pitch for the dormer to look reasonable. If there is enough headroom, why not make real dormers?

    Bookmark   August 4, 2009 at 6:22AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Moving window vertically
Hello - we are purchasing a house and trying to think...
bethanympuku
Pocket door questions
I am considering a butler's pantry/scullery addition...
rockybird
Large scale Asbestos Removal?!!
We are planning a large home renovation. First step...
houseofmagnolia
Have exterior wall open-questions about improving insulation
I have a 1980s era house, so not the greatest in terms...
lucas_tx_gw
Questions about attic & insulation
1980's era house. Blown in FG insulation which at this...
lucas_tx_gw
Sponsored Products
Santa & Snowman Ornament Set
$12.99 | zulily
Kitsch Mustache Accent Pillow
$24.99 | Dot & Bo
Monty Blue Polished Chrome Mini Pendant
$482.40 | Bellacor
WallsNeedLove Brick Wall Self-Adhesive Wallpaper - WP21-8FT
$66.00 | Hayneedle
Indoor/ Outdoor Silk Rosemary Spiral Tree
Overstock.com
Break Pathway Light by Vibia
$2,330.00 | Lumens
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™