Who We Are – Crossford Construction

Our Company

Crossford is a professional design-build construction company based in Ottawa, Ontario delivering complete project solutions. Established in 1993, Crossford specializes in high quality renovations and custom home projects. Our extensive experience and knowledge of the local market enable us to deliver high quality and practical design solutions and craftsmanship… on time and on budget! We consistently maintain excellence through attention to detail and dedicated work ethic, coupled with always putting our customers’ needs first.

The Crossford Team

The Crossford team is made up of highly skilled, qualified architectural designers, project managers, carpenters and labourers. Every team member undergoes additional training in-house to ensure they are capable of meeting our exacting standards of craftsmanship. But it is not just the skill level of our team that is important; they are also conscientious, approachable professionals who will gladly take time to answer any questions you may have on a day to day basis.


Lindsay Nicol, President and Founder of Crossford Construction, has more than 35 years of experience in the industry. With a knack for surrounding himself with finest craftspeople, he knows firsthand that whether it’s a renovation, substantial addition, or a custom home, an open and trusting relationship between the contractor and client is the key to complete customer satisfaction. Crossford owes its continued success to Lindsay’s emphasis on giving the customers confidence, knowing they will always be able to count on his personal support as the owner of the award winning design-build company in which they have put their trust.


Doug McCausland, General Manager, has more than 20 years of industry experience, primarily with Crossford, and is a testament to our constant commitment to in-house training and career development. In addition to spearheading our design-build operations, he provides invaluable contributions to every aspect of our day to day operations. Known for his attention to detail and his ability to solve any problem, Doug oversees all Crossford personnel and works closely with clients to ensure each receives the best possible support throughout the design and construction processes. Adhering to the highest in quality control standards, Doug helps ensure customer expectations are always met.

Erin Schmidt, Project Manager, is another example of Crossford’s ability to attract, cultivate and retain top calibre personnel. Erin has been a team member for more than 10 years, and has been crucial to Crossford’s success in both field operations and customer experience. Erin prides himself on achieving the highest quality standards for our projects while also ensuring a consistent presence on our construction sites. He is extremely dedicated, knowledgeable and personable, making him highly successful at contributing to the award-winning Crossford experience our clients enjoy.

Eco Renos

Environmental responsibility on every job

As a proud member of the Canada Green Building Council, Crossford Construction works diligently to incorporate the best practices of green building into each one of their projects. Whether it’s new windows, a high-efficiency heating and cooling system or improved insulation, Crossford can recommend many ways to make your home more energy efficient at the same time they transform it into the space of your dreams. Want to explore the latest eco-friendly options for your renovation or custom build? We can help! Crossford also places great emphasis on reducing waste on every job site which is an essential component of environmentally friendly building and renovation work. From using low-VOC products to measuring and ordering materials accurately to repurposing salvageable building materials, Crossford ensures the ecological footprint of every job is as low as possible. We are delighted to be a truly green building partner.