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OakWood Honoured to be Finalists

OakWood Honoured to be Finalists

OakWood Honoured to be Finalists in Prestigious Local and Provincial Awards Chosen in several categories including the coveted Renovator of the Year award OakWood joins a short list of distinguished local and provincial builders who made the finalist list for the...

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Green is Beautiful

Green is Beautiful

Energy efficient materials and minimalist design create a stunning multi room, eco-friendly addition  Not long ago, building green seemed like a trade-off. Yes, it was environmentally friendly and the right thing to do, but did it look sensational.  Good for the...

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How to make your home an energy-efficient champ

How to make your home an energy-efficient champ

Like most homeowners, chances are you’re interested in lowering your heating, cooling and energy costs. Here’s the thing: unfortunately, there’s no single product or a magic solution for achieving savings and improving energy utilization. It takes a whole house,...

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Renovate or Move?

Renovate or Move?

5 questions to help with the renovate or move decision. You love your neighbourhood but your home is well past its best before date. Do you stay and renovate or go through the misery of a move? Here are five questions to help with the renovate-or-move decision.1. Are...

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Drab to Dramatic

Drab to Dramatic

While somewhat tired and dated, these homeowners still loved their period home. Unfortunately, with a growing family the house no longer met their needs. It was dark, compartmentalized, and dysfunctional. It was time to move, which they did not consider an option, or...

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From Tired to Trendy

From Tired to Trendy

Here’s a familiar story of a homeowner who absolutely loved the neighbourhood and area she had been living in for years. The actual home? Not so much! Instead of moving, she decided to stay and renovate – and make her retirement dream home. Relocating the garage...

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