Ottawa's only Mike Holmes approved Contractor   (7,500+ Clients)

Concept Design

3D renderings so real you’ll think your project is finished!

Concept Design

3D renderings so real you’ll think your project is finished!

Visualize your Dream Renovation Before Buying any Materials and We Lift a Hammer

OakWood offers a standalone Concept Design service for any renovation project – kitchen, bathroom, addition, basement or any other room in your home. Led by an OakWood certified design consultant, this is an invaluable service if you are not ready to build and want to see exactly what your renovation will look like before construction begins.

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Brainstorming & Material Selection at the new OakWood Design Centre

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Design Plan, reviewed by a licensed carpenter to ensure good building practices

Photo-realistic 3D renderings with 360 degree views

Fixed-price proposal for building to your final design

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

Whether you need a turnkey Design & Build renovation solution, a professional trades professional for a small fix-it or home improvement project, or you want to get started with a Concept Design – your next step is to talk with an OakWood Project Consultant

Schedule a complimentary consult now
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Or Call 613-236-8001.

Or stop by the OakWood Design Centre.

Hours

865 Taylor Creek Drive,
Orleans ON, K4A 0Z9

Monday 8AM–5PM
Tuesday 8AM–5PM
Wednesday 8AM–5PM
Thursday 8AM–8PM
Friday 8AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–4PM
Sunday Closed
Drop-ins are always welcome. We do recommend you schedule your visit to ensure an OakWood Consultant is available.

Whether you need a turnkey Design & Build renovation solution, a professional trades professional for a small fix-it or home improvement project, or you want to get started with a Concept Design – your next step is to talk with an OakWood Project Consultant

Schedule a complimentary consult now
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Or Call 613-236-8001.

Or stop by the OakWood Design Centre.

Hours

865 Taylor Creek Drive,
Orleans ON, K4A 0Z9

Monday 8AM–5PM
Tuesday 8AM–5PM
Wednesday 8AM–5PM
Thursday 8AM–8PM
Friday 8AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–4PM
Sunday Closed
Drop-ins are always welcome. We do recommend you schedule your visit to ensure an OakWood Consultant is available.

Comprehensive Service

Takes you from options and ideas through to a build-ready visual blueprint for your project

Comprehensive Service

Takes you from options and ideas through to a build-ready visual blueprint for your project

  • Are not ready to start building
  • Want ideas or to brainstorm with an OakWood certified design professional
  • Want to see exactly what your renovation will look like before construction begins
  • Eliminate surprises – and reduce your risks
  • A detailed construction-ready visual blueprint of your project – you are ready to build with OakWood!
  • A feasibility study including an in-home inspection to take exact measurements
  • Brainstorming with our certified Design Consultants
  • A detailed floor plan for the scope of work
  • Materials and finish styles for your project
  • Design plan review by an experienced licenced Carpenter to ensure good building practices
  • Photo realistic 3D drawings with 360-degree views of your renovation
  • A comprehensive fixed-price proposal with a detailed scope of work and payment schedule

Design Innovation Starts Here

Our new LEED Platinum Design Centre is will fuel your imagination while driving, unmatched time saving efficiencies

Design Innovation Starts Here

Our new LEED Platinum Design Centre is will fuel your imagination while driving, unmatched time saving efficiencies

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

  • The new OakWood Design Centre supports OakWood’s Design and Build process for OakWood Renovation Experts
  • Choose from over 7,500 items to pique your imagination – PLUS a database of over 150,000 items
  • Enjoy the freedom to choose materials from any manufacturer in the World
  • See one-of-a-kind displays showcasing the most innovative materials and design options for every room in the home
  • Drives unmatched design innovation and efficiency – everything you need for a beautiful renovation is under one roof!
  • Work with our in-house designers or an architect of your choice

Walk-ins are welcome. However, we do recommend you schedule your visit to ensure an OakWood Consultant is available when you come.

Or call 613-236-8001

Hours

865 Taylor Creek Drive,
Orleans ON, K4A 0Z9

Monday 8AM–5PM
Tuesday 8AM–5PM
Wednesday 8AM–5PM
Thursday 8AM–8PM
Friday 8AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–4PM
Sunday Closed
Hours

865 Taylor Creek Drive,
Orleans ON, K4A 0Z9

Monday 8AM–5PM
Tuesday 8AM–5PM
Wednesday 8AM–5PM
Thursday 8AM–8PM
Friday 8AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–4PM
Sunday Closed

There’s nothing like it in North America”

Mike Holmes

Watch our 2-minute video to see exactly how our Design Centre & Showroom uniquely supports every-step in your renovation and saves you a bunch of time…

Photo-realistic 3D renderings

The heart and soul of OakWood’s Concept Design Service

Photo-realistic 3D renderings

The heart and soul of OakWood’s Concept Design Service

  • Begins with a start-up meeting to discuss your plans
  • Onsite meeting to take exact measurements and photograph your space
  • Brainstorming and material selection at the OakWood Design Centre
  • Initial line style design concept – changes can be made in real time while you meet
  • A final water colour and line style drawing is presented
  • A final photo realistic 3D rendering shows you exactly what your finished renovation will look like

Are you already working an Architect or Designer?

  • No problem! OakWood works with the best Architects and Designers in the city.
  • If you’re planning a very large or complex renovation, we can recommend an Architect or Designer for your project and work with them to manage the construction stage of your project.
  • Our 3D Concept Design Expertise means we can quickly get the “big picture” and build exactly to the design you’ve approved.
  • You can trust OakWood to build it right: on-time and on-budget to craftsman standards!

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

Over 60 Years of Experience Designing and Building it Right

A fourth-generation family run business, we’ve been proudly helping Ottawa homeowners transform their homes into inspirational yet functional living spaces since 1956.

We specialize in high-quality, design and build solutions using a unique approach to give you the most complete, enjoyable, and worry-free renovation possible.
From beautifully designed and well-managed kitchens, bathrooms, basements and additions to small ‘fix-it’ handyman projects, OakWood is a name you can trust to do your project right and always on-budget.

Holmes Group

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

Consumers Choice Award

Voted Ottawa’s Best Home Designer and Renovation Company every year since 2008

Awards

Winner of many prestigious awards including Best Design Centre in Canada and Renovator of the Year

Other OakWood Renovation Services Include:

Concept Design

Visualize your dream renovation before buying materials or we lift a hammer
  • Offered as a standalone service for any type of renovation
  • Work with our Certified in-house designers to start planning your dream renovation
  • An ideal first step if you’re not ready to build and want to see what your renovation will look like when finished
  • Includes several service offerings like; brainstorming, a detailed design plan, material selection, floor plans, photo realistic 3D renderings, and a fixed price agreement for building

HandyManPRO

Get your fix-it projects and simple home improvements done right by an OakWood trade professional
  • Work includes: repairs, plumbing, new sink or faucets, counter top, electrical, painting, flooring, swapping out cabinetry, toilets, or shower systems and more
  • Get a quote over the phone or for more complex projects schedule an onsite visit
  • We charge a consultation fee for an onsite visit – which is applied to the first three hours of your project

Custom Cabinetry

Get a Seriös advantage
  • Owned by OakWood, Seriös has a dedicated production line inside Cabico – Canada’s largest independent manufacturer of custom cabinetry
  • Get exactly what you want – everything is customized to your exact specifications
  • Includes many standard features that are upgrades for most cabinets – such as self-closing drawers, natural wood sides, plywood back, and more

Aging-in-Place

Modify your home to ensure it’s safe and welcoming for you now…and in the future
  • OakWood offers a free in-home assessment to qualified individuals and a customized design and build solution for addressing challenges that often come with aging or disability
  • Our Aging-in-Place service can identify common problems while providing home modification recommendations that ensure ease of access and your safety
  • Renovation solutions can include wider doorways and hallways, reinforced handrails or easy climber stair-lift systems, walk-in tubs, safety grab bars, and many others

Other OakWood Renovation Services Include:

Concept Design

Visualize your dream renovation before buying materials or we lift a hammer
  • Offered as a standalone service for any type of renovation
  • Work with our Certified in-house designers to start planning your dream renovation
  • An ideal first step if you’re not ready to build and want to see what your renovation will look like when finished
  • Includes several service offerings like; brainstorming, a detailed design plan, material selection, floor plans, photo realistic 3D renderings, and a fixed price agreement for building

HandyManPRO

Get your fix-it projects and simple home improvements done right by an OakWood trade professional
  • Work includes: repairs, plumbing, new sink or faucets, counter top, electrical, painting, flooring, swapping out cabinetry, toilets, or shower systems and more
  • Get a quote over the phone or for more complex projects schedule an onsite visit
  • We charge a consultation fee for an onsite visit – which is applied to the first three hours of your project

Custom Cabinetry

Get a Seriös advantage
  • Owned by OakWood, Seriös has a dedicated production line inside Cabico – Canada’s largest independent manufacturer of custom cabinetry
  • Get exactly what you want – everything is customized to your exact specifications
  • Includes many standard features that are upgrades for most cabinets – such as self-closing drawers, natural wood sides, plywood back, and more

Aging-in-Place

Modify your home to ensure it’s safe and welcoming for you now…and in the future
  • OakWood offers a free in-home assessment to qualified individuals and a customized design and build solution for addressing challenges that often come with aging or disability
  • Our Aging-in-Place service can identify common problems while providing home modification recommendations that ensure ease of access and your safety
  • Renovation solutions can include wider doorways and hallways, reinforced handrails or easy climber stair-lift systems, walk-in tubs, safety grab bars, and many others

Our Customers Say it Best!

…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