After: New garage doors, shutters and portico boost the home’s curb appeal.




Lots of windows along the back wall brighten up the main living area.

Cabinetry by Adelphi Kitchens

Tile Backsplash from Gravena Tile



First Floor Bedroom Addition Paint

Soft pink paint that stops halfway up the wall feels girly while the white keeps it fresh.

First Floor Accessible Bedroom Addition Painting

Mudroom Neutral Paint

The neutral tones continue into the mudroom.

Soft Blue Powder Room Paint in Progress

A soft blue tone works well in the new powder room.

Dining Room Painted

A distinctive red pops against the fresh white woodwork and wainscotting in the dining room.

Freshly Painted Foyer

Soft neutrals in the foyer and living room create a welcoming atmosphere for guests.

Living Room Freshly Painted

Breakfast Room Addition Golden Neutral Paint

Family Room Addition with Fireplace Mantel and Painting

Soft golden paint radiates warmth and cheer in the family room addition. The addition of the mantelpiece dresses up the fireplace.

Family Room Trimwork Complete

Family Room Trim Panels

Family Room Addition after Finish CarpentryTrim Work in Sunroom Addition

Kitchen After Renovation with Granite/Marble Countertops

A better view of the granite countertops.

About the Renovation

Content with the location of their home, this Main Line family decided to take the renovation route to accommodate their growing family. Their primary goals for the renovation were to provide wheelchair access and a first level bedroom.

They hired us, award winning design/build firm Gardner/Fox to create a renovation plan for a single story family room addition, along with a completely new floor plan for the first level of the home.

Since 1987, Gardner/Fox Associates, Inc. has provided award-winning architecture and construction services for every type of home remodeling project throughout Philadelphia and the Main Line.

For more information about Gardner/Fox and the remodeling process, check out our website ( It's full of great remodeling tips, advice and inspiration.