Building innovation since 1956   (7,500+ Clients)

Ottawa’s Leading Designer and Builder of


Custom Homes, Renovations & Commercial Buildings

Doing the right thing for your lifestyle, your resale value, and the planet


The OakWood-Holmes
High Performance Initiative

Working together to source the most innovative products and validate home performance

The OakWood-Holmes (OH) High Performance Initiative is a unique pilot program available exclusively to Ottawa homeowners from two trusted industry experts

  • The OH Initiative sources the most innovative products, materials and technologies in four key areas: energy-efficiency, Smart Home technology, healthy living, and eco-friendly materials
  • Integrates Holmes Approved Products and Holmes High-Performance Inspections to provide an approved source of products while validating performance
  • Ideal for any new custom home or major renovation – including additions, basements, attic conversions, sun rooms and solariums, and a full home gut or teardown
  • Provides a comprehensive and customized Design & Build framework for simplifying material selection with expert installation through OakWood

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

– Mike Holmes

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

– Mike Holmes

A fourth-generation family run business,
we have been proudly “building it right” since 1956

OakWood Anniversary Crest

Get the most experienced Contractor in the City.

Consumers Choice Award

The only Ottawa Contractor to win Best Home Designer and Home Renovation company 10 years in a row.

Holmes Group

The first Renovator in Canada and only Ottawa Contractor to measure up to Mike’s standards.

BBB Torch Award

2017 Best Design Centre in Canada award from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association

Fixed Price

No surprises. No extras. Following your Concept Design and material selection OakWood provides you with a final detailed contract with every service and all materials itemized into a fixed price.

OakWood Warranty

Comprehensive 1 to 10 year warranty options on all services and products (when purchased from our list of over 710 preferred Trade Partners from around the world).

OakWood has completed over 7,500 successful projects with an average approval rating of 98.9%

…OakWood remains our number one choice for any home renovation work that we may contemplate in the future.

Walter Wood

5 Star

[OakWood] takes pride in the workmanship and professional touches. They work to keep their customers happy.

Ruth and Malcolm Vant

5 Star

Our kitchen is more than the dream that we hoped it would be…

Larry and Carol Lethbridge Hudon

5 Star

In the space of about four months you took us from a virtually useless space to a modern kitchen that fit to the style of the house.

Pablo Sobrino

5 Star

We always felt confident that our home was in good hands. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Oakwood to friends and family.

Carolyn Turner

5 Star

What impressed me over and over again was the ability of the OakWood Team to deal with each and every issue that came up in record time…

Bethany Johnston and Dee-Anne Wilson

5 Star