Custom window copper dormer

Copper Window Dormers

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Copper gable dormer custom made to order

Louvered Copper Gable Dormer

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Copper barrel dormer custom made to order

Custom Barrel Copper Dormer

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Copper half-round dormer custom made to order

Half Round Copper Dormer

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What is the cost of dormers?

All of our Dormers are made to order and need to be quoted. Please, send us a sketch with dimensions for an estimate. We don’t quote dormers over the phone.

Custom Copper Dormers & Copper Louvers

Metal Dormers, which are commonly build out of materials that can be soldered such as copper, are structural elements of buildings that project from the slope of the roof surface.

Louvered dormers are commonly used for HVAC, exhaust plenums or simply for decoration. Window dormers are normally added to create extra usable space in a roof structure along with the ability to allow for ventilation and light.

Copper, Zinc, Lead Coated Copper, Freedom Gray and even Stainless Steel and Galvanized Steel are preferably used for the manufacturing of these items since such metals can be soldered, allowing for long lasting joints. Galvanized Steel eventually rusts, and Stainless Steel may be too reflective, which is one of the reasons why copper is the most popular material for dormers.

K&M specializes in the custom manufacturing of copper dormers and other materials as well. Our experienced craftsmen can help you in designing and achieving the look you want.

Our dormers are designed in CAD and laser cut for a perfect fit every time. Intricate portions as louver blades become easier and quicker to install, making these products more cost effective.

Dormers can also sometimes be used simply as a decoration feature. These ornamental items make it for an impressive look in any building structure.

Other details about dormers and louvers

  • Dormers and louvers are commonly fabricated out of 16 oz 20 oz copper and normally feature animal or bug screen.
  • These products are made to order and can feature mounting flanges as needed
  • During the colder months, dormers can assist in reducing moisture, which may help prevent the formation of ice dams.
  • In the summer months, the ventilation provided by dormers may also help keep temperatures and moisture down, reducing energy consumption.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any pre made profiles available?

At the present moment, all dormers are custom made to order. We are working on offering standard models for different roof pitches.

Can dormers be ordered in any roof pitch?

Technically, they can, although metal dormers are common in steeper roof pitches.

Is aluminum or steel a suitable material for a dormer?

Yes, although anything that can be soldered is optimal for log lasting water tight joints.

What are the names of popular copper dormers?

There are many types of dormers, most commonly: half round dormers, eyebrow dormers, gable dormers, louver dormers, ornamental dormers, wall dormers, shed dormers, ridge dormers etc.

What the most popular louver shapes?

Louvers can be manufactured in pretty much any feasible shape. Common profiles include: square louvers, rectangular, triangular, oval, round and and half round louvers.

K&M Sheet Metal and Roofing Supply specializes in the creation and custom manufacturing of metal dormers. We work with homeowners, architects and contractors. We also offer local pickups for customers in the Raleigh Durham Area in North Carolina (RTP), along with shipping to all US States. Discounts for bulk orders / Contractors may be available.

0.032″ Kynar Aluminum and 24 Gauge Galvanized Steel Dormer and Louver Color Options
Black kynar aluminum and galvanized steel

Matte black

Dark bronze aluminum and galvanized steel

Dark bronze

Medium bronze aluminum and galvanized steel

Medium bronze

Almond aluminum and galvanized steel

Almond

Stone white aluminum and galvanized steel

Stone white

Bone white aluminum and galvanized steel

Bone white

The most popular louver and dormer colors in Galvanized Steel and Aluminum Kynar are Bone White and Dark Bronze
Click here for a full list of Kynar metal colors

Common Material Options for Louvers and Dormers
Copper

Copper

Freedom gray

Freedom gray

Galvalume

Galvalume

Lead coated copper

Lead coated copper

Zinc

Zinc

Copper is the most popular metal for dormers and louvers. It is offered in 16 oz and 20 oz.
Freedom Gray (zinc / tin coated copper) is offered in 16 oz and 20 oz.
Galvalume Plus is offered in 24 gauge.
Lead Coated Copper is offered in 16 oz and 20 oz.
Zinc is offered in 0.7 mm and 0.8 mm with a raw finish.

Other colors, materials and thickness may be available upon request.
Please click here for a full selection of colors and materials offered.

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