Whenever adding any type of dormer, it's essential to determine the roof load and design the load path transfer to the existing floor joists or roof rafters. Then you can ensure adequate bearing points, or add framing and install beams to carry the loads through the walls down to the foundation. It wouldn't be a bad idea to consult a structural engineer for guidance, especially on larger dormers.

Whenever adding any type of dormer, it's essential to determine the roof load and design the load path transfer to the existing floor joists or roof rafters. Then you can ensure adequate bearing points, or add framing and install beams to carry the loads through the walls down to the foundation. It wouldn't be a bad idea to consult a structural engineer for guidance, especially on larger dormers.

Dormer Tools product display box.

Dormer Tools product display box.

Gel stain that has the most "finishing feel" of all our products. Woodworkers love the lustrous finish that shows up when rubbing out the 2nd and 3rd coats. Gel Stains are formulated with a combinatio

General Finishes Gel Stain

Gel stain that has the most "finishing feel" of all our products. Woodworkers love the lustrous finish that shows up when rubbing out the 2nd and 3rd coats. Gel Stains are formulated with a combinatio

Whenever adding any type of dormer, it's essential to determine the roof load and design the load path transfer to the existing floor joists or roof rafters. Then you can ensure adequate bearing points, or add framing and install beams to carry the loads through the walls down to the foundation. It wouldn't be a bad idea to consult a structural engineer for guidance, especially on larger dormers.

Whenever adding any type of dormer, it's essential to determine the roof load and design the load path transfer to the existing floor joists or roof rafters. Then you can ensure adequate bearing points, or add framing and install beams to carry the loads through the walls down to the foundation. It wouldn't be a bad idea to consult a structural engineer for guidance, especially on larger dormers.

The Sheffield City Region is home to world-class research and manufacturing organisations including the University of Sheffield's AMRC with Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Castings Technology International, Dormer Tools, Sandvik Coromant, TWI’s Yorkshire Technology Centre and the new Nuclear AMRC.

The Sheffield City Region is home to world-class research and manufacturing organisations including the University of Sheffield's AMRC with Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Castings Technology International, Dormer Tools, Sandvik Coromant, TWI’s Yorkshire Technology Centre and the new Nuclear AMRC.

Beautiful 2 car garage with matching shed. Read more about this garage, http://www.casechester.com/blog/remodeling/two-car-garage-remodel/.

Beautiful 2 car garage with matching shed. Read more about this garage, http://www.casechester.com/blog/remodeling/two-car-garage-remodel/.

Did you know you can dome pennies?  This lady was making buttons with them and provides a tutorial, but I'm thinking jewelry....

Did you know you can dome pennies? This lady was making buttons with them and provides a tutorial, but I'm thinking jewelry....

Cork board for Liam's special work, wall files with small cork board, mail and key center, cookbook and food planning station.

{Guest Post} Nook Spaces by Uniquely Undone

Cork board for Liam's special work, wall files with small cork board, mail and key center, cookbook and food planning station.

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