Construction

Styles of dormer

  • Flat dormers: Flat dormer roof is parallel to the floor. You can get most light from the roof using flat dormers.

  • Bonneted dormer: This is an arched roof dormer having distinct style.

  • Shed dormers: Shed dormers have a single plane slope roof.

  • Eyebrow dormer: The bottom of eyebrow dormer is flat and top is curve. The curve is in the shape of eyebrow.
    The dormer roof over the window comes in the shape of eyebrow.

    eyebrow dormer

    Eyebrow dormer

    eyebrow dormer

    Eyebrow dormer

  • Gabled dormers:  A window with a gable roof projects horizontally from a sloping roof. Its base ends at the house sloping roof.

 gabled dormer

    Gabled dormer

  • Hipped dormers: Hipped dormer has a gable roof slope upwards start from 3 sides meeting at the top. Triangular shape created by slopes which meets at the roof top (ridge).

  • Inset dormers or recessed dormers: Inset dormers setback into the roof, which looks different attractive.

  • Oval Dormers: When roof of the dormer is in oval shape known as Oval dormer.


  • Oval dormer

    Oval dormer

  • Segmental Dormer: When the roof shape is arched and vertical, walls support it.

Segmental dormer

Segmental dormer


Dormer windows: Fixed, casement, double hung

Dormer

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