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...
Sustainability sells. According to a 2016 survey by the Carbon Trust, forty percent of British people are prepared to pay more for something that’s greener, better, or fairer, and across Europe consumers now consider environmental impact to be the third most important purchasing factor, behind only quality and price. With oak clearly a natural resource, it’s understandable that many homeowners may question its sustainability, so here are some useful facts you can give your customers to reassure them that building with oak is the ultimate environmentally friendly choice.Read more
We get asked a number of questions by our customers and so to help, we’ve decided to answer some of these on our blog; from what products we offer, to where our oak is sourced, as well as providing examples of our work.Read more
Did you know there are a handful of trees in the UK that have stood for thousands of years, living throughout history? However, many species of oak are also under threat of extinction in the wild, so take a look at how we can help them.Read more
Whether you’re looking to redesign your kitchen, add an extension or build a new home from the ground up, take a look at the benefits using oak can provide.Read more
With World Environment Day fresh in our minds, we take a look at some of the environmental considerations when building a home, from installing eco-friendly solutions to sourcing sustainable products.Read more
Oakmasters has chain of custody accreditation from two world recognized bodies: the FSC and PEFC.Read more