Have you ever noticed how houses seem to grow with age?
As the family gets larger, so does the house. One of the
most economical ways to add living area to a house is to finish
off the attic space, usually with a couple of dormers incorporated
into the design. Dormers provide light and ventilation,
and also add some visual "pop," both inside and out.
But many first-time dormer builders make the mistake of
underestimating the complexity of building even small
dormers. On the exterior, you must contend with framing,
roofing, fascia, windows, and siding. If you're also finishing
the inside, add insulation, drywall, paint, and trim to the