CI-The Design and Planning Stage - Our Design Build Process On The Main Line

The Design and Planning Stage – Our Design Build Process On The Main Line

What does a perfect home mean to you? While there are many features that add value to a home and make it more livable and enjoyable, we believe the perfect home is one that satisfies all your needs, simplifies your life, and functions like a dream. At Cottage Industries, we love working with our clients to capture their remodeling, renovation, …

From Design To Close Out - A Design Build Process Overview on the Main Line

From Design To Close Out – A Design Build Process Overview on the Main Line

Cottage Industries has been remodeling homes on the Main Line and in the surrounding communities for nearly three decades. As a design build company, we’re uniquely qualified to bring your vision to life. Through the years, we’ve forged lasting relationships with architects, designers, engineers, craftsmen, and artisans who bring deep knowledge and expertise to every remodel we do. We firmly …

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How Long Does It Take To Do A Kitchen Remodel On the Main Line and Philadelphia?

One of the most frequent questions we hear at Cottage Industries is, “How long will my kitchen remodel take?” It’s an understandable question – Main Line homeowners are excited about using and enjoying their new kitchen, yet anxious about any disruption to their family’s daily routine. The answer is not cut and dry. Several factors discussed below will influence how …

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How Open Communication With Your Main Line and Philadelphia Remodeling Contractor Can Be A Successful One

Whether you’re planning a large kitchen addition, a detailed historic renovation or a small bathroom remodel, the key to a successful construction project is clear and open communication with your Main Line or Philadelphia remodeling contractor. From the design phase to punch list, there must be a constant dialogue between you, your contractor, and the entire team involved with bringing …

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How To Best Pick A New Roof For Your Bryn Mawr Home

When choosing a new roof for your existing Bryn Mawr home, style is, of course, an important factor, but there are a lot of other factors like product cost and installation requirements that will influence your choice. All roofs eventually need to be replaced. At Cottage Industries, we typically replace roofs during the remodeling process for one of two reasons: the …

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Top 9 Exterior Siding Considerations For Your Haverford Home

New siding is one of the most distinguishable ways to give your Haverford home a makeover. Besides offering improved curb appeal, siding and other exterior finishes provide valuable insulation and water protection. Loose or cracked siding lets moisture and insects in, which can lead to the last thing you want or need – expensive structural damage. Older siding in particular …

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7 Practical Dining Room Ideas and Considerations For Your Villanova Home

Up until the early part of the 1900s, the kitchen and dining room were two separate and distinct areas. In the 1950s, the lines between kitchen and dining rooms began to blur. Today, the open concept kitchen is extremely popular, but you might be surprised by some statistics uncovered by a recent U.S. Census survey. While 47% of homes constructed …

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Mudroom Renovation Ideas For Your Gladwyne Home

If you have an active family, your Gladwyne home might benefit from the addition of a mudroom. Children, teens, pets, and even adults create clutter and bring in dirt, snow and water in an endless flow of sneakers, boots, sporting equipment, and book and lunch bags. Despite their name, mudrooms can be attractive and functional spaces with seating, cubbies, and …