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OakWood in the Media
Innovation meets inspiration at OakWood
BRIANA TOMKINSON, POSTMEDIA CONTENT WORKS – April 2, 2019. Carpet so durable and stain-repelling you can literally use it to line a rhino cage and it will stay looking good as new. Roof shingles that clean up smog. A mist that magically seals up tiny cracks and leaks in homes to quell drafts. It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but as it turns out the home of the future is not as far away as you might think.
High-tech innovation, old fashioned craftsmanship in OakWood’s high-end homes
BRIANA TOMKINSON, POSTMEDIA CONTENT WORKS – January 24, 2019. OakWood is one of Ottawa’s largest most established design and build companies, specializing in high quality renovations and custom homes. But the family-run business isn’t just a construction and design company.
Introducing the High Performance Home
OTTAWA INTERIOR MAGAZINE – January 2019. A fourth-generation family run business that’s best known for providing quality renovation services, OakWood sees four areas of innovation that are fundamentally changing the way any room, home, or building is designed and built; and ultimately how we live and work. These four areas are like planks in what OakWood is calling a “High-Performance solution”: energy-efficiency; technology-enablement including the Smart Home and intelligent building automation; a healthy living or work environment; and environmental leadership.
Designing and Building it right for Over 60 years
ORLEANS STAR – January 2019. “When my father started this business over 60 years ago it was a small carpentry and renovation company,” says John Liptak, OakWood’s President and CEO. The company grew progressively on the strength of client referrals and requests. Today OakWood, a fourth generation family run…
Renovator of the Year
THE OLD-SCHOOL, PROFESSIONAL, HIGH-TECH APPROACH, Recent projects and continuing community support help give nod to OakWood as top renovator
By Ted McIntyre, Ontario Home Builders’ Association – Ottawa knows how to renovate a home, with local firms accounting for all three finalists in the 2018 Ontario Renovator of the Year category—a city sweep that only occurred in 2015. But standing above the rest this year was OakWood.
OakWood Select: Meeting the need for a new luxury home building service
LUX MAGAZINE – Fall 2018. While traditional real estate heavyweights like Vancouver and Toronto have seen their markets cool over the past year, in part due to a 15 percent tax levied on buyers who are not citizens, Ottawa has seen an uncharacteristically hot market punctuated with bidding wars and “market madness.”
Technology Meets Traditions at OakWood
By Wendy Ripmeester of Ottawa Renovates
Step into any of the 17 bathrooms at OakWood’s headquarters on Taylor Creek Drive in Orleans and you’ll want to see the other 16. Each is a microcosm of the massive showroom/Design Centre, displaying the latest in fashion, form, and technology in completely functional settings.