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

Luxury Design & Build

Remodeling service for discerning clients who want the very best

OakWood Select is an exclusive, luxury Design & Build service available to discerning clients who want a unique, highly customized home renovation like no other.

Select is reserved for large, complex projects that demand a high level of collaboration to capture our client’s dream vision, concierge style project management, one-of-a-kind materials, and specialized installations completed to the highest standards in the Country.

“OakWood Select takes our unique Design & Build approach to another level of excellence with personalized white-glove service and customization that is second to none.”

– John Liptak, CEO & President, OakWood

A higher level of personalization

Your project receives the undivided attention of our most experienced consultants, architectural designers, and project managers. Our Design & Build process, honed over 60 years, is personalized by the OakWood Team to meet the special needs of your one-of-a-kind luxury renovation.

Unlimited design consultation

OakWood’s passionate multi-award winning in-house design team will work closely with you to explore ideas and choose distinctive material options, often from around the world. Our Select service automatically includes photo realistic 3D renderings with 360-degree views that bring your dream design to life

White-glove service

As a Select client you get personal, concierge-style project management service. Any arrangements related to your project are looked after including local sightseeing and tours to see inspirational locations, pick-up and delivery to the Design Centre if required, and more.

An exclusive opportunity

Due to the level of personalization, customization, and attention your project gets, we only accept 6 Select clients each year. We carefully review each project request to ensure our approach is going to be an excellent fit and we can exceed expectations.

Be at the forefront of innovation

Select renovation projects typically include one-of-a-kind materials and the most innovative products and technologies available today. These include our High Performance solutions for greater energy efficiency, automating routine tasks, security, ensuring a toxin free home, and reducing your carbon footprint.

Direct family involvement

OakWood’s owners, starting with John Liptak, President & CEO, and the entire Liptak family will be directly involved with your project. This is a level of commitment and oversight that is reserved only for the largest and most prestigious projects.

“OakWood is a Company that is committed to Customer satisfaction, to a level of excellence and to ensuring that when the job is done, it’s done to perfection.”

Jim Durrell, CEO, Capital Dodge (former Mayor, City of Ottawa)

Select Clients Enjoy Special Privileges


VIP client status for life


Customized Design & Build solution


Invitations to celebratory galas and media events


Exemplary concierge-style project management


24/7 access to our Select VIP Client Portal for real-time updates on your project


Unconditional lifetime warranty on all materials chosen through the OakWood Design Centre, for as-long-as you own your home

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In-House Design

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

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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 

Custom Cabinetry

Custom Cabinetry

High quality, tailor-made cabinet solutions with unlimited options at an affordable price

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 that meet or exceed LEED guidelines

Investment Properties

Investment Properties

Design &Build investment options for creating income-generating properties

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

Safe Homes

Best-in-class solutions for deterring thieves and improving home guardianship

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Insider Report

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Are you ready?

If you’re ready to push the boundaries of what’s possible in home design, materials, technologies and construction for your home renovation project, and you want a high touch, concierge type service; then we invite you to schedule a confidential consultation to learn more about our Luxury Select service. Pricing is based on the level of customization, personalization and the scope of your project.

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