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Home Renovations

Trust over half-a-century of award winning home renovations in Ottawa

Trust Over 59 years of experience

Trust over half-a-century of award winning home renovations in Ottawa

Liptak 59 years Family Tradition ExperienceWhether you are thinking about a new kitchen, new bathroom, new basement – or any other type of home renovations, chances are you have questions. Lots of them!   At the top of the list: how much will my new home renovations cost?   Other questions may include:

  • What structural issues need to be considered?
  • What kind of building permits do I need?
  • What are my best material options?
  • What are my design options?
  • What could my new home renovations look like?
  • What kind of experience and qualifications should my contractor have?
  • How will my home renovations be managed?
  • How long will my renovation take?
  • How much will my renovation cost?

This list of questions just scratches the surface for a major home renovations project. But these are probably some the big ones that you need clear answers to before making a decision to go ahead confidently and choose a renovator or contractor. That’s why OakWood recommends starting with its free QuickQuote™. You’ll get answers to all of those questions and a lot more.

QuickQuote™ is the easiest way to jumpstart your home renovations

QuickQuote™ is a FREE service available exclusively from OakWood. It’s not the only way to get started with OakWood – but it’s perfect if you:
  • Are just thinking about or getting started with your home renovations plans
  • Don’t have a budget for your renovation
  • Want to find out how much your renovation will cost
  • Want to discuss your renovation options with an OakWood certified Design professional

Here’s What you get with your FREE QuickQuote

Expert advice on your renovation plans from an OakWood certified Design professional
Three realistic budget options for a complete Design + Build renovation
Access to inspiring pictures and free project ideas to show you the possibilities

Our free QuickQuote™ is hands down the easiest way to jumpstart your home renovations!

  • It’s accurate to within 2% to 4% of OakWood’s fixed-price FullQuote that you’ll get when all material and finish decisions are finalized.
  • Available as an in-home or an in-store or consultation at one of OakWood’s new Renovation Design Centres, located in four Randall’s stores across the City of Ottawa: OakWood now delivers its 3D Concept Design service from the convenience of four Randall’s stores across Ottawa:
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  • Headquarters • 865 Taylor Creek Road Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1T1
  • Glebe • 555 Bank Street
  • Orleans • 2003 St. Joseph Blvd
  • Bells Corners • 120 Robertson Rd
PLUS…

 

 

  • Get the best design options and home renovation ideas.
  • See inspiring samples of Ottawa house remodelling projects completed by OakWood.
  • Find out how OakWood will work with you to design, plan, and build your dream renovation.
  • Understand why we will guarantee you a beautifully designed, high quality home renovation that will be completed right and on-budget as quoted

Please note conditions apply:

  • OakWood’s free QuickQuote is offered to qualified individuals. To qualify you must be planning on building a renovation project within a year and want expert help to develop a realistic budget. Ask our OakWood Renovation Expert if you qualify for QuickQuote.

OakWood is a fourth generation family-run business

OakWood is a local, fourth-generation, family run Canadian business that brings over 59 years of experience to your house renovations in Ottawa:
  • We’ve designed, planned, and built over 5,700 Ottawa house renovations and now complete hundreds of successful Ottawa renovation projects each year: more than any other local renovation company.
  • You get a convenient one-stop, full-service, highly experienced and trustworthy Design + Build service for your entire home renovation.
  • We use certified in-house designers, planners, and the City’s best and professionally licensed trade partners & renovation contractors to guarantee you the highest Ottawa home renovation standards and quality. All OakWood workers are clean and respectful of your home.
  • Comprehensive Warranty – we stand behind our products and services and offer a comprehensive 2-year warranty for your renovation and an optional 5 or 10-year warranty.
  • Eco-wise Renovator – we only use environmentally friendly construction methods to build your addition and recycle all materials – nothing goes to the landfill.
  • Make it Happen Financing – with guaranteed lowest rates, no need to delay your dream addition.

Above all, we guarantee:

 

  • You will get a beautifully designed renovation that is completed right and on budget to craftsman standards.
  • You will be treated ethically and with honesty from start to final inspection – and enjoy the most worry-free home renovation possible.
  • You will never get surprises or pay for “extras” that you do not authorize in writing.

That probably sounds good and very familiar – because many renovators make the same claims but can they really deliver? Do they have the qualifications, experience and processes to back up their promises to you? Ask for proof and choose wisely.   Here is why you can trust OakWood to give you the best value for your money and deliver exactly what we promise.

Our home renovating expertise includes:

 

Award-winning with an A+ Rating

Over many years OakWood has proven itself to be a name you can trust to Design + Build your home renovation right:

 

 

  • We are the only Ottawa renovation company to win the Consumer Choice Awards for Ottawa’s Best Renovator and Best Home Designer – ten years in a row introduced in 2008
  • Received the coveted 2011 and 2014 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Trust in the Home Improvement Category
  • OakWood enjoy’s a position on the Honours Role with the Ottawa Better Business Bureau and has not received a single customer or trades complaint since starting our family run business over 60 years ago.

Reduce risks with our 3D Concept Design service

See your home addition before we build

Any major renovation is a big commitment. That’s why OakWood recommends its unique 3D concept design service with 3D drawings that are so real you’ll think your home addition is already built!   This service is delivered from our new Renovation Design Centres, conveniently located in four Randall’s stores across Ottawa.   Our Renovation Design Centres provide a private, boutique like setting where you can brainstorm with our certified designers and see your addition take shape and come to life on our giant 55” screens.   Our clients rave about this state-of-the art service:

  • You’ll get photo realistic 3D design concepts that show exactly what your new home renovation will look like – before we build.
  • See your renovation from any angle with 360 degree views.
  • You can even view your house renovation design in 3D from the convenience of your own home with our home viewer software.
Here’s an example of a before photo, 3D concept design and the actual renovation to show you what we mean. We transformed this bungalow into a spacious two story family home by adding a new set of stairs over the existing basement ones, leading to the new second floor space.
    See more examples of OakWood’s unique 3D Concept Design here.

Planning and project management is a strength

When we say your home renovations in Ottawa will be done right and on-budget, we mean it. OakWood uses state-of-the-art planning and project management tools including tablet PCs, iPads, and construction specific customer relationship management tools.   Your home renovation will be driven by our custom OakWood BuildPlan™. This comprehensive roadmap documents every decision and detail for your house renovation.

 

 

Unique Client Portal – see the status of your project anytime!

Once your home renovation gets started, OakWood gives you secure access to our Client Portal. Powered by unique proprietary software, our state-of-the-art portal gives you real-time access to every detail of your project from any laptop or any mobile device. You’ll have fingertip access to:

  • Permit plans
  • Contract documents
  • Engineering and inspection documents
  • Invoices, Change Orders and Credits
  • Client Statement of Accounts showing where     every dollar is spent
  • Before, during and after pictures and videos
  • Project Notes
  • All Material Selections
  • Tasks board to leave reminders
  • Meeting Calendar
  • Document library for Owners Manuals
  • Project Schedule with Gantt Chart
  • Live Punch List showing outstanding items and progress of approved items

and much more…

What to expect with OakWood

  • One call is all you need for all your home renovation needs – OakWood is a complete full-service Design + Build Renovation Contractor.
  • Fixed cost pricing – no surprises or extras – we only proceed with a change if it is in writing and approved by you.
  • Get all kinds of lighting solutions that balance functional, working needs with ambiance or for entertaining.
  • Elegant cabinetry from top manufacturers including our own exclusive line of OakWood cabinet solutions.
  • High efficiency appliances, as required, with professional installation.
  • Millwork and detailed trim done to craftsman standards.
  • Painting including expert design assistance on colour selections for your home renovation.
  • Final clean-up and inspection of the complete home renovation to ensure your complete satisfaction.
  • Eco-wise renovation builder – we only use environmentally friendly renovation construction methods and recycle all materials – nothing from your home renovation goes to the landfill.
  • Comprehensive 2-year Renovator warranty: we stand behind our renovation services and products: if you have a problem, just call and we will take care of it immediately.
  • Make it Happen Financing – no need to delay your dream renovation.

Enjoy the OakWood-Randall’s advantage

OakWood has partnered with Randall’s to offer the most experienced in-store renovation and home décor service that is second to none in the City.   When you become an OakWood home renovation customer you’ll receive a Randall’s VIP Discount Card that entitles you to exclusive savings available only to OakWood customers:

 

 

  • 10% OFF all regular and 5% OFF all sale priced merchandise at all Randall’s stores every time you shop
  • Use this card to save on any in-store item including high quality C2 paints, window covering solutions, and beautiful handcrafted Mennonite furniture.

The Randall’s VIP Discount card – another reason to make OakWood your home renovator of choice!

Enjoy a home renovation experience like no other!

Without exception, our clients enjoy a smooth, engaging, and fulfilling renovation experience that is driven by our commitment to quality. Should anything go wrong, OakWood is on your team and always has your best interests at heart, and a plan-B is immediately implemented to solve the issue. They rely on OakWood for progressive and insightful home renovation ideas based on our 50 years of experience.   In fact, many OakWood customers like Heather Hay Charron enjoy the experience so much, they are truly sorry to see us go when their home renovation is complete:

 

 

I remember at the beginning when someone from Oakwood said, ‘You’ll be glad to see the last of us when this is done!’. That couldn’t be further from the truth. This has been the adventure of a lifetime! I’ll miss everyone.

Visit our customer testimonials to get a glimpse of the type of experience that awaits you when you become an OakWood Ottawa home renovation customer.

Let your home renovation begin!

We recommend our FREE QuickQuote™ as the easiest way to get started with your renovations.   When you book your QuickQuote™, you’ll get…

 

 

  • Expert renovation advice and ideas from an OakWood certified Design Professional
  • Three cost options to establish a realistic budget range for a complete Design + Build renovation
  • Access to inspiring pictures and free project ideas to get your creative juices flowing and to show you how OakWood will work with you

PLUS…

  • Get the best design options and home renovation ideas.
  • See inspiring samples of Ottawa house remodelling projects completed by OakWood.
  • Find out how OakWood will work with you to design, plan, and build your dream renovation.
  • Understand why we will guarantee you a beautifully designed, high quality home renovation that will be completed right and on-budget as quoted

Please Note: OakWood’s free QuickQuote is offered to qualified individuals. To qualify you must be planning on building a renovation project within a year and want expert help to develop a realistic budget.

Book Your FREE QuickQuote in One of Three Easy Ways