A reader's Roofs and roofing question: Add gables?
Rachael D. from Ottawa, Canada had this Add gables question.
Presently the roof is just a straight line all across the front, and we would like to make it more interesting by adding a gable over the garage and another over the front entrance.
The gable over the entrance would extend approx 5' from the existing roofline and be supported by 2 columns, and the gable over the garage would extend approx 1' from the roofline.
My question is - are there different ways of building them, (and if so, which is the cheapest, since it is purely cosmetic?) Would you have a ball-park cost to the project? I would appreciate any help, thanks.
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