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Dormer Windows

dormer windowsWhile there are a number of key benefits to be gained from converting your loft, one of the best features comes with the addition of more natural light to your home. There are a number of different window styles to choose from, and some may be more relevant or pertinent to some home owners than others. However, no matter what style of property you have, you will find that dormer windows are an excellent addition to your home.

One of the best things about this type of window is that even though there is an over-riding appearance associated with dormer style windows; there are a number of different styles and designs to choose from.

There are a number of different factors that can influence the style of window that is best for your home. The direction that the dormer is facing in will have an impact on the window, so it is important to determine whether your dormer is facing to the side, front or to the rear. The style of window will also be impacted on the size of the loft you are looking to create and the amount of room that you require in your new loft. This is something that is an individual choice, so it is not the case that there is a “one size fits all solution”.

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The fact that there is a need to tailor the style of window to the actual property means that there is a need to choose a professional firm to carry out the loft conversion work. If you are looking to add a loft conversion and dormer to your home in Newcastle or the North East of England, you should call on the services of Dream Loft Maker. Working with our in house professional loft conversion team will ensure you receive the best advice with respect to what style of window is going to be the best one for your property.

You should also think about the budget that you have available to enhance your property as well as the existing shape of your roof.

Some of the most popular forms of dormer style windows include:

  • A Didsbury dormer, which is a box shaped design
  • Velux dormers, which have a sloped roof
  • Gable end or pitched style roofs
  • Whitefield dormers, which are pitched and slope to the front


No matter what style of dormer is best suited to your property, there are a number of main benefits that come from adding this style of window and loft conversion to your home. You will find that you receive a significant amount of floor space that can be used for any purpose you have in mind. There will also be an added sense of space, adding to the atmosphere and ambience of the room. Many people will also find that the vertical style of the window design is an appealing one. This style of window will also offer up a range of options when it comes to styling a home and having a range of options when it comes to making the most of a room or home.


Dormer style windows don’t require planning permission in general

There is also a key benefit in the fact that in the vast majority of cases, there is no need to require planning permission to install this style of window in your new loft. There are obviously certain homes that due to their location, style of home or even the listed nature of the building that may see a need for planning permission to be obtained but there is no specific need for planning permission attached to dormer style windows in general.

The benefits that come from converting your loft is one that can bring benefits to a wide range of properties means that this is a wide investment. However, it is important to consider the different styles on offer and many people will significantly benefit from choosing dormer windows to be added to their home.

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