Project Overview

These Trinidad residents, newly retired, have been return customers of Cottage Construction Company,   Originally, when Cottage Construction built the main house, the owners wanted the option to add either shingle or shake siding later--when the budget permitted--but also wanted to be given a siding choice for affordability, durability, and good looks when the original building commenced. They chose a contemporary 4x8 foot paneled product with vertical grooves every 8-inches, similar to "board and batt" siding (manufactured since the 1960's).  Cottage worked with the owners to use the siding differently, rather than allowing the panel seems to show.  To increase the aesthetics, Cottage ran horizontal wood trim elements for a continuous, unobstructed board and batt look on the gable sides of the building.  Such elements as water
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