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The Oakmasters Blog

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... 

Reminiscing over some of our 2014 projects!

Posted 8th Jan 2015

It has definitely been a busy year and so we thought we’d take this opportunity to look back at some of the projects we've worked on at Oakmasters during 2014. If you’re planning on starting your own project in 2015, these will definitely give you some inspiration!

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Plan your home renovations and improvements with help from these winter shows!

Posted 11th Dec 2014

With the cold, wet weather and the long, dark nights, it’s no surprise that we would prefer to wrap up warm inside this season, rather than venturing out and about. However, now is the perfect time to start thinking about any work you would like to do to your home in 2015!

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Introducing Oakmasters encapsulated glazing system

Posted 4th Dec 2014

We can definitely feel the temperatures dropping, with frosty mornings starting to appear and it’s reported to get even colder over the weekend. However, when you’re relaxing at home, how do you shut out the winter weather? Don’t just close your curtains and turn up your heating… Make sure you have a good quality glazing system for your doors and windows.

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Weir End has been shortlisted in the 2014 Homebuilding Awards!

Posted 26th Nov 2014

The Homebuilding awards has had some very strong competition this year, with 23 beautiful and unique homes making it to the shortlist. However, did you know that Oakmasters helped on Weir End, one of the shortlisted properties?

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Case study: A glazed oak frame country residence in Essex.

Posted 20th Nov 2014

We’re very proud to have worked on some fantastic and diverse projects, with a long list of satisfied clients. We went back to one of our recent projects and arranged to speak with our customer, Steve Quincey, to see what he had to say about working with us.

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Vote For Britain’s Best Homebuilding & Renovation Project

Posted 30th Oct 2014

The Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards has been running for over two decades and is one of the most prestigious awards for self builders and renovators within Britain. We therefore thought it was time that we included it on our blog!

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Interviewing our Oakmasters head of design, Jenny

Posted 23rd Oct 2014

Here we get to know Jenny, our in-house designer at Oakmasters' a little better. We talk to her about her favourite projects, some of the top things to consider when designing a home and much more!

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Cover it up! Designing your bespoke garage

Posted 15th Oct 2014

With the cold and wet weather coming in thick and fast, a garage can be the perfect place to store your car to protect it from the elements. However, take a look at some of the many uses a well designed garage can have.

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