Design & Build Experts Since 1956. Over 11,450 Clients Served

Ottawa Renovation Company & Custom Home Builder Since 1956

OakWood is a fourth-generation, full service, family run Design & Build business that has been providing innovative solutions to Ottawa homeowners and commercial customers for over 65 years.

Now more than ever, we understand that your home – or building – must provide a safe sanctuary for living, working, and everything you do. You need home design solutions that are tailored to your needs and that will support how you live today.

Schedule a free consult to discuss your project with the option to tour our award winning Design Centre.

Award-Winning Design & Build Services

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Dedicated to Exceptional Quality and Support

What can we build for you?

By embracing new technologies and processes, OakWood has grown from a small family-run general contractor business into a full-service Design & Build firm in the Ottawa area with a quality reputation that is second to none.

Your Home Is Your Hub

Live, Learn, Earn & Enjoy

We specialize in the design and build of multi-functional homes that are beautiful yet uniquely tailored to meet the needs of today’s family: day-to-day life, online learning, work from home, home gym, playground while providing a safe space. Let us help you plan, design, and build a home that works as a hub for everything you do!

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Award Winning Design Centre

Get inspired by one-of-a kind products and displays

The OakWood Design Centre features unique, fully functioning displays in a 22,700 sq. ft. showroom. Conveniently choose all materials from under one roof – and from any manufacturer in the world.

The Ultimate in Home Comfort

Building and renovating to the highest energy efficiency standards

OakWood is a Qualified Net Zero Home Builder, meeting the stringent requirements established by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA). This is the most advanced energy performance standard available for making your home or building more energy efficient, comfortable, and resilient.

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OakWood Green Canada Project

We plant trees based on the investment level of your project

With OakWood your building, custom home, renovation, or handyman project goes further. Much further! We work with the leading national tree planting charity in Canada to restore or reforest, reduce our carbon footprint, and tackle climate change.

Innovation Lives Here

Doing the right thing for your lifestyle, home or building resale value… and the planet

We specialize in High Performance solutions that incorporate the most advanced energy efficient, Smart Tech, hypoallergenic and green building material options available today.

Innovation Lives Here
Liptak Family

“We’re dedicated to providing a client experience that’s second to none. Expect every member of our team to bring passion to your project from the initial meeting to the final walk around.”

John Liptak, CEO & President
Patricia Liptak-Satov, COO
Angela Mallon, CPA, CMA, CFO

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Why Choose OakWood?


Over 65 Years of Design & Build Experience – one of the most experienced contractors in the City


Award Winning Design Centre – driving the most efficient and inspirational material selection process in the City – everything you need is under one roof


Unique Design & Build Process – supported by technology and credentialed experts with attention to detail at every step of the way – in-house designers, project managers, estimators, specialized trade professionals, and more


Fixed price guaranteed with no surprises – everything is itemized by brand name, fit and finish


Affordable custom cabinetry – OakWood has its own production line inside Cabico, the largest manufacturer of top quality cabinetry in North America


Multiple award winner including Renovator of the Year, Best Kitchen Renovation, Best Design Centre in Canada, and 15-time Consumer Choice Award winner


Innovation Leader – choose the most High Performance solutions for your project


Protection and peace-of-mind from an industry leading warranty

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