Cedar Winds design and build services

We’re a turnkey cottage and home builder with 17 years’ experience managing projects for families with properties in Ontario’s Haliburton and Minden areas. Our services include the following:

Design services


  • Pre-design consulting
  • Landscaping design
  • Architectural design and construction drawings
  • Sustainable design consulting

Interior design services


  • Theme
  • Floor layout
  • Colour transitions
  • Wall textures and colours
  • Lighting
  • Furniture layout
  • Space planning

Find out how Teresa Evans’ interior design expertise provided much-needed assistance and unexpected value to these homeowners in Haliburton.

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Don’t i need to hire an architect?


No. Not only does Glenn Evans have the authority to draw up plans (he’s registered with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and holds a Building Code Identification Number, or BCIN), but hiring Cedar Winds to do your design has four additional benefits:

  • Architects typically tender your final drawings to several general contractors and then charge you 8% to 9% of their estimates—which inflates the design cost.
  • A project manager has significant practical construction experience that architects may not have, especially when it comes to highly artistic design elements.
  • Cedar Winds has a lot of experience with local bylaws and obtaining minor variances. We take these issues into account in the design phase, eliminating problems and delays in the build phase.
  • Cedar Winds uses a formula to calculate a design rebate based on project costs—which means more value for your spend.

Build project management


Experience & Expertise

  • General coordination of tear-down and new-build cottage and home projects
  • Budget oversight with 100% transparency
  • Product knowledge and client education
  • Familiarity with local bylaws
  • Experience in obtaining minor variances

Integrity & Quality

  • A timeline and schedule of work, with regular updates
  • Job-site supervision
  • Liaising with subtrades
  • Quality control
  • Consolidation of invoicing and assurance of accuracy—no invoice is passed on to the customer for payment until the job has been done well.

Ongoing Communication

  • Client communication and regular updates
  • Updates from the work site 
  • Online dedicated project file containing updates and budget breakdown
  • 24/7 access by phone

Get started on your design-build journey. 

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