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Is the dormer look for you?

Blog by Brad Herman | March 1st, 2013

Say you live in a home with one and a half stories, such as a Cape Cod. Your second-floor bedrooms and bathrooms are tucked under the roof, which cuts down on the usable amount of floor space available. (You simply can't stand up in much of the area.) While the style of house is charming — not so tall and boxy — much of the second floor is unusable, because it lacks headroom. And you think to yourself that you could have a nicer bathroom or extra light or additional storage if only you could create some headroom.