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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... 

Answering all of your oak questions!

Posted 20th Aug 2014

Getting started with a self build project, or adding beautiful new features to your home can be exciting, but it can also leave you with a number of questions. So, at Oakmasters, we have pulled together some of the most frequently asked questions we see, to help you understand the process from start to finish.

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A beginner’s guide to self building

Posted 7th Aug 2014

With a serious housing shortage across the UK, a generation of self builders has been created. Seeing your home gradually come together can be exciting, however, it may also be a daunting experience. To help you through the process, we've put together some of our top tips and advice.

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Make the most of your home with open plan living

Posted 30th Jul 2014

Does the idea of a big open plan communal room appeal to you? Kitchens, lounges, dining rooms and hallways could soon be a thing of the past, with ‘open plan living’.

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How to build the dream garage for any car enthusiast

Posted 24th Jul 2014

To keep your pride and joy in top condition, a bespoke garage is the perfect addition to your home. However, when planning your dream bespoke garage, there is a lot to consider. Think about our key points before you begin building.

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Essential tips for adding real value to your home

Posted 10th Jul 2014

If you're planning on selling your home, how can you get the most of your sale? We take a look at the top tips for increasing the value of your property.

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5 reasons why oak is the ideal material for your home building, renovation and improvement projects

Posted 2nd Jul 2014

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.

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Bespoke sun rooms: perfect all year round, not just for BBQ season!

Posted 25th Jun 2014

With an amazing few weeks of sunshine and the Summer Solstice last weekend, we’re excited that summer season is officially here. So, with lighter, warmer evenings, what better way to enjoy them than with a stunning bespoke sun room?

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Get truly inspired this summer: our pick of the best home building and improvement shows

Posted 18th Jun 2014

Whether you’re planning on building your own home, adding an extension, or updating your interior for a fresh new look, get some design ideas and inspiration from this summer’s latest events across the UK. Take a look at our top suggestions on events not to miss!

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