Design & Build Experts Since 1956     (10,700+ Clients)

Voted #1 Ottawa Renovation Company & Custom Home Builder

for best Design & Build, full service construction company.

We understand now, more than ever, that your home needs to be a safe place. A place that enables your family and loved ones to be healthy. A place where you can breathe easy, rest well and thrive. A place where you can both live and work, and the importance of protecting your financial investment by investing in your home.

OakWood is here for you when you are ready to make your home your castle.

Featured Services

Architectural Design

Architectural Design

Our award-winning design team is waiting to work with you

Custom Homes

Custom Homes

Innovative features. Beautiful design. Over six decades of experience as Ottawa custom home builders



Your dream kitchen starts here! Visit our award-winning Design Centre

Investment Property

Investment Properties

Design & Build options for revenue generating multi-unit investment buildings

Comprehensive Services

Comprehensive Services

Take advantage of over 60 years of Design & Build experience

OakWood is a fourth-generation, family run business that has been providing innovative Design & Build services to Ottawa homeowners and commercial clients since 1956.

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
OakWood Green Project

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.

High Performance Solutions as Featured in

Award Winning Design Centre

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

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

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, Vice President Operations
Angela Mallon, CPA, CMA, Vice President Finance

Why Choose OakWood?

Ottawa’s first Mike Holmes approved contractor
Fixed Pricing with No Surprises – everything is itemized by brand name, fit and finish
Unique Design & Build Process – supported by credentialed experts every step of the way
Award Winning Design Centre – driving the most efficient and inspirational material selection process in the City
Innovation Leader – choose the most High Performance solutions for your project
Multiple award winner including Renovator of the Year, Best Kitchen Renovation, & 9-time Consumer Choice Award winner
Over 60 Years of Design & Build Experience – the most experienced contractor in the City
Protection and peace-of-mind from an industry leading warranty
Mike Holmes

“What it comes down to is trust. I trust OakWood
because they deliver. They get it right.”

– Mike Holmes, Make It Right Canadian builder/contractor, businessman,
investor, television host, and philanthropist

Online Brochure

Flip through the brochure to learn more about OakWood’s design and build services

What Our Clients Are Saying

All Services

Architectural Design

Architectural Design

Concept design, interior design, material selection, planning and more

OakWood Custom Homes

Custom Homes

Energy efficient custom built homes that are healthy, technology enabled and eco-friendly. Start planning your dream home today

OakWood Renovation Experts

Renovation Experts

Kitchens, additions, basements, attics, sunrooms, bathrooms and more. We offer the largest suite of specialized renovation and home improvement services 

Investment Properties

Investment Properties

Design &Build investment options for creating income-generating properties

OakWood Select

OakWood Select

Luxury renovation and custom home services for projects that demand the very best

High Performance Solutions

High Performance Solutions

The most innovative products and materials for any residential or commercial project

Commercial Services

Commercial Services

Specializing in high performance buildings the meet or exceed LEED guidelines

Custom Cabinetry

Custom Cabinetry

High Quality, tailormade solutions with unlimited options at an affordable price

Age in place


Design and build options for making your home safe at any age

Panic Rooms

Panic Rooms

Concealed, ultra-secure, hi-tech short or long term emergency rooms

OakWood HandyManPRO


Get your fix-it and “to-do” projects done right by an OakWood trade professional

Insider report

Insider Report

How to AVOID SCAMMERS… and Get a BEAUTIFUL RENOVATION with “No Surprises”

Free Download

Let’s Get Started

Whether you’re planning a renovation, custom home, new commercial building or a handyman project, your next step is to talk with a qualified OakWood Project Consultant.

Let’s get started! Schedule a call or your onsite visit at the OakWood Design Centre


Call 613.236.8001

OakWood Design Centre