We have a keen eye for detail and a passion for creating beautiful spaces that clients are always ecstatic with. Thomas and his crew always work hard to ensure a seamless process, being budget-conscious while providing outstanding results. We can facilitate designs or work with existing designs to deliver any building, addition, or renovation you desire.

New Custom Cottages/Boathouses

At Cowdens General Contracting Ltd., we are fully equipped to design, build, and maintain your new custom cottage or boathouse. Take a look at our featured projects to see some of our past work. We always look forward to working with new clients and providing the same smooth and seamless process we have achieved with our previous clients. Your project deserves a competent, ambitious, detail-oriented, and hardworking team. Have an idea? No problem: we will work together to design exactly what you have in mind for your project. Already have a design? Great! Let us take a look and provide you with an inclusive quote that gives you everything you are looking for within your budget.


Looking to update your existing cottage, kitchen, or bathroom? Look no further! Work with our team to design the kitchen, bathroom, deck, or addition of your dreams. We take care of all aspects of your renovation, from demolition to completion, and we provide a seamless process by working with subtrades and suppliers, resulting in a stress-free project of the utmost quality.

Septic Design and Installation

Did you know that we are set up to design and install complete septic systems? Fully licensed and insured, we own all the excavation equipment required to either create a new septic system for your home or cottage or to remove and replace an existing septic system. We work in tight spaces and can ensure that the work we complete will meet your needs as well as satisfy the building code. Call us today to get a price on your septic installation needs!

Excavation and Landscape Services

At Cowdens General Contracting, we are ready for any project. Specializing in hard-to-reach places and difficult sites, we provide the following excavation and landscaping services:

Clearing of the lot
Driveway installation
Drilling and blasting
Septic systems
Flagstone patios and walkways
Armour stone walls
Tree planting
Granite stairs

Have a question about your excavation and landscaping needs? Give owner and operator Thomas a call at 705-571-3440. We are happy to come out and discuss your project!

Finish Carpentry

We pride ourselves on being detail-oriented, meticulous, and efficient with every aspect of your project. We are experts in innovating and creating a beautiful finish, down to the very last detail, providing you with a final product you and your guests will be continually impressed by.

Custom stairs and railings
Exterior sidings and cedar shake
Decorative and structural timber frames
Interior wall board and V-joint ceilings
Trim and doors
Hardwood flooring
Custom built-ins
Speciality details such as custom wooden wall and floor vents