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The Oakmasters Blog - posts tagged "pool building"

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... 

All the answers: 4 things to tell your customers about building with oak

Posted 8th Sep 2017

Our experience tells us that customers often have a lot of questions when it comes to using oak in their homes and building projects. From first-time oak users nervous about the safety and durability of oak, to those wanting more intricate designs and complex features, people want to know how oak can suit their needs. Here are four commonly asked questions about oak and the answers you can confidently give your customers to encourage them to embrace this incredibly beautiful and versatile building material.

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Pooling your ideas: what to think about when planning to build an oak framed swimming pool house

Posted 28th Feb 2017

An oak framed swimming pool house is a fantastic mark of luxury: a great way to incorporate leisure, entertainment and extra storage into your property and grounds. Oak opens up a world of opportunities for unique design features, incredible ceiling structures and stunning finishing touches.

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Professional Advice: Why Oak? Five ways oak can increase the value and appeal of a property

Posted 20th Jan 2017

With the New Year comes a host of new projects and developments, and using oak can vastly improve the appearance, impact and most importantly, value of a property or extension. Here are five good reasons to consider using oak in your next building project.

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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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Case study: An impressive oak pool building in rural Sussex

Posted 23rd Jun 2015

When a customer approaches us with an idea or drawings for a project that pushes the boundaries of oak framing, it’s always an exciting prospect. For this unique oak framed pool building project in particular, the wide spans involved required specialist craftsmanship and attention.

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Discovering Oakmasters this autumn

Posted 2nd Oct 2014

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.

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Case Study: Farnham Garden Pool House

Posted 24th Apr 2013

Looking for inspiration? Get a flavour for how we achieved something special with clever use of space of light in this garden-room style pool house.

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