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Dormer cost

Post by RRoberts21 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:27 am

Hi all.
I have a chalet style home and the upstairs bedrooms have sloped walls either side due to the shape of the house and size of roof. the bathroom currently has a dormer (when i bought it) but i was hoping to get a very rough estimate on how much a dormer on either side of the house about 3m long to square up the wall and add a little more space in the bedrooms
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Re: Dormer cost

Post by Grendel » Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:04 pm

Questions of cost are virtually impossible to answer on an Internet forum. There are so many variables that you really need to get a few quotes from local builders and compare them .
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Re: Dormer cost

Post by Gadget » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:49 pm

It's the old "how long is a piece of string" question.
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Re: Dormer cost

Post by steviejoiner74 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:10 pm

Get 3 local builders to give you a quote. You’ll not get a pro blind pricing a job on a forum. What if I tell you it’ll cost 8 grand and a local builder says 15?
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Re: Dormer cost

Post by someone-else » Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:03 pm

:thumbleft: to steviejoiner74

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RRoberts21, After all, would you really want to say, some bloke on a forum, who has never even seen the job, who has no idea where the job is, or what is really involved said it should only be "not alot"
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Re: Dormer cost

Post by ahfix » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:46 pm

RRoberts21 wrote:Hi all.
I have a chalet style home and the upstairs bedrooms have sloped walls either side due to the shape of the house and size of roof. the bathroom currently has a dormer (when i bought it) but i was hoping to get a very rough estimate on how much a dormer on either side of the house about 3m long to square up the wall and add a little more space in the bedrooms
many thanks

I have a similar house and i'm based in Central Scotland. I was given a ballpark / thumb suck estimate of £15k for removing two smaller dormers and replacing with a continuous 7 meter dormer. Obviously you can't just take my quote and half it, things like structural changes will add substantially to the cost.

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