Our partners take care of all your needs with the same level of perfection and intelligence as we do. Some of our major trusted partners are as follows:
Scott Sparling, P.E
Consulting and Construction Management
They provide consultation for civil and structural engineering. The initial consultation in Berkeley is free of cost. This firm provides services to property owners, architects, contractors, and realtors looking for consulting and management for larger construction projects.
Color & Design Consulting
Architectural Color and Design - interior and exterior - In the San Francisco Bay area since 1987
Cass Morris is a firm that was established in 1987 and they are experienced design consultants for projects that involve color & designing of interiors/exteriors. They have experienced and skilled workers focused on surface design, decorative finish, graphic design, and fine arts. They provide a free initial consultation where you will determine the type & quality of color to be used and an estimate of the overall budget needed.
Architect - Katarzyna Kowalska-Ekstrand (Kasia) -has been practicing architecture for over twenty years. Her focus is on listening to the client's needs and providing a "just-right" solution in terms of aesthetics and cost. Kasia prefers to work in collaboration with a team of trusted builders, craftspeople, and suppliers creating spaces that can be enjoyed for generations. She has a unique background in historic architecture and a keen sensitivity to the "spirit of the place" that is so important in the Bay Area, but which does not preclude her in sometimes working within a modern vocabulary.
She has a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from University of Texas at Arlington and a Masters of Architecture from Harvard University.
Architect- Andrew Woolman - Born, raised, and educated in tradition-bound Virginia, Andrew transplanted to Northern California in 1988 for "just a couple years of grad school in Berkeley - on the other side of the fence". The Bay Area, with its multiplicity of traditions, its delightful cultural complexity, its benevolent climate, and its striking geography, soon seduced the young student. Andrew practiced in a wide range of project types while working in the offices of several established East Bay architects before opening Woolman Architecture in 1999. To this day, he enjoys engaging design problems of all stripes, and side-steps specialization. Equally comfortable in the interpersonal world of custom residential design or in the fast-paced pressure-cooker of commercial work, Andrew approaches each architectural project as a singular marriage of function, place, and people. In the best works, built form will derive from and celebrate each of these in measurable ways.
Ashby Lumber is a retail lumberyard serving the entire Bay Area from stores in Berkeley and Concord. Thomas P. Hogan Sr. founded Hogan Lumber in 1888. The offices and yard were located between First and Second at Alice Street in Oakland. We have a team of employees who are genuinely helpful and interested which in turn has helped us to prosper in an era of box retailing. We focus on customer service but we also offer competitive pricing, broad selection, and quality materials. The efficiency of our services is proved by the number of customers coming back after trying our services. At Ashby Lumber you can talk to contractors and homeowners for everything from foundation materials to finish products. The services that we provide are as follows:
Delivery: We provide delivery services of framing material, decking, plumbing or doors & windows; we have the capability of delivering your order safely and on time. We have 13 types of vehicles ranging from flatbeds for large lumber orders, pickup trucks for smaller loads, box vans to keep fragile items safe, and 3 truck-mounted forklifts.
Door and Window Showrooms: We provide services including replacement windows to entry door systems across a wide range of manufacturers, staffed by experts.
Plumbing Showroom: We provide all types of plumbing material and equipment.
Truitt & White
Truitt & White is one of the leading sources of high-quality building materials, information, and customer service. The reliance of our consistent, dependable partnerships with professional builders is proof of our products and expert advice. Our expertise can be seen and judged by the numerous projects that we have delivered over the years. We have more than 70,000 square feet of the lumberyard, hardware store, warehouse, and showroom. We provide a yearly workshop series to our customers and give them a chance to learn new installation tips and techniques. Green building products and services are the best energy and resource-efficient. The services that we provide at Truitt & White are as follows:
Door shop & Milling
Hardware paints and tools
Please see our resources and trusted partners:
Ashby Lumber - reliable distributors
Truitt & White - reliable distributors
Cass Morris - color and design consulting
Scot Sparkling, P.E. - consulting and construction for structural engineering
Diamond Cabinets - cabinetry products
Silver Walker - cabinetry Products
Eagle - countertops
Formica - countertops
Clopay - doors & door products
Kwikset - locks & related products
Schlage - security products
Terma-Tru - doors
Lennox - heating, and cooling products
Rheem - heating and cooling products
American Standard - reliable distributor
Jado - bathroom & kitchen
Kohler - kitchen & bathroom products
Fypon - decorative urethane millwork
HB&G - decorative columns
Owens Corning - reliable distributor
Tamko - roofing
Weatherboards - reliable distributor
Royal Building Products - reliable distributor
Andersen -windows & doors
Marvin - windows & doors
Pella -windows & doors