Design and build the smart way

We’ve reimagined the design-build experience to save you time and money.

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Feasibility
Design
Bid
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Design

Select a designer and customize your project

Choose from a curated list of designers best fit for your project. Work directly with them on design and permitting.

Get a hand-picked list of designers tailored to your project type and design goals
Meet with each to decide who's the best fit for your project
Work directly with your chosen designer to hone your design and secure permits, if needed
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Construction

Build with the best

Work with your contractor and Cottage's modern tools to bring your project to life.

Track your progress and payments online
Support from construction experts
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Feasibility

Understand what pros you need

Get guidance on budget, timeline and what pros you'll need from a renovation expert. We'll use this info to match you with the right pros.

Share your project goals and design style
Understand what pros are required for your project
Get preliminary budget and timeline guidance
SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
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Bid

Get multiple competitive bids

We get you three bids from contractors in our invite-only network. Multiple bids means you’re getting competitive pricing.

Get multiple line-item fixed bids
Select the right builder for your project and budget 
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Streamlined experience

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Feasibility

Understand what pros you need

Get guidance on budget, timeline and what pros you'll need from a renovation expert. We'll use this informaton to match you with the right pros.

Share your project goals and design style
Understand what pros are required for your project
Get preliminary budget and timeline guidance
SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
2
Design

Select a designer and customize your project

Choose from a curated list of designers best fit for your project. Work directly with them on design and permitting.

Get a list of designers tailored to your project type and design goals
Meet with each to decide who's the best fit for your project
Work directly with your chosen designer to hone your design and secure permits, if needed
Collaborate with your Designer
Choose a floor plan
Customize your design
Select your finishes
Explore floor plans
Get competitive bids
Get: line-item fixed bids for your project
Select the right builder for you
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Bid

Get multiple competitive bids

We get you three bids from contractors in our invite-only network. Multiple bids means you’re getting competitive pricing.

Get multiple line-item fixed bids
Select the right builder for your project and budget

SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
Before After
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Construction

Build with the best

Work with your contractor and Cottage's modern tools to bring your project to life.

Track your progress and payments online
Support from construction experts
SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION

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Upload them and we can get bids for you!

Get Bids
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FAQs

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What kind of renovation projects does Cottage support?
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Can I work with Cottage on design and permitting but work with my own general contractor?
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How does Cottage vet general contractors?

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