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The Oakmasters Blog - posts tagged "advice"

Oakmasters' blog is full of useful information on sustainability, self building and oak framing as well as our latest news and case studies. Use the tag system at the bottom of this page to navigate to articles that interest you. We hope you enjoy reading... 

Expert advice on choosing the best building plot

Posted 2nd Nov 2016

You’ve got your heart set on living in an oak-framed house that’s built specially for you. But where? With so many different types of potential building plots available, how do you choose the most suitable? And what can you do to ensure the construction of your dream home isn’t blocked by planning officials?

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Enjoy the UK’s woodlands all year round

Posted 24th Sep 2015

What’s not to love about woodlands? At Oakmasters, what we look forward to the most is being able to explore the many different woodlands across the UK. Each season brings a different experience and a breathtaking palette of colours.

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16 autumn events to help you with your next home project

Posted 8th Sep 2015

If you’re planning on making changes to your home, or would love to build your dream home from the ground up, there are lots of places for you to get help, advice and inspiration.

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Finding a suitable plot of land for your self build

Posted 3rd Aug 2015

How do you go about finding land on which to build your dream home? We share 9 tips to help you get started.

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Creating a mood board to inspire your next home project

Posted 22nd Jul 2015

Making any changes to your home, however big or small, can be a daunting experience, as you want to ensure everything turns out perfectly. That’s why we recommend gathering some ideas before you get started.

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Top 10 tips for designing your bespoke pool building

Posted 8th Jul 2015

When considering a pool building, there’s a lot more to think about than just the pool itself. Jenny, our in-house designer, shares her top 10 things to consider.

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Why this year should be the year that you build your dream home

Posted 5th Jul 2015

Building your own dream home from the ground up can be exciting, but for many, it remains just a concept. Despite this, we constantly find ourselves in awe of homes that we see on our TV screens, for example Grand Designs, where homeowners come up with lavish and unusual creations.

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Get inspired this summer with our pick of the best homebuilding and renovation events!

Posted 29th May 2015

The long awaited summer is now fast approaching, but it looks set to be another very busy few months, with a collection of different homebuilding and renovation events to visit throughout June, July and August.

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