Marin Service Companies

Serving the Eichler and Alliance homes of Terra Linda, Lucas Valley, Marinwood, Sleepy Hollow, and Strawberry Point

When it comes to pinpointing troubling leaks in your Eichler's radiant heat system, domestic water pipes, or swimming pool, American Leak Detection gets the job done! And they do it with an array of leak detection devices—including the advanced technology of infrared thermography. American Leak Detection offers full-service leak detection, and firmly stands behind their claim of "leak detection without destruction"! So...when a leak gets you by surprise, let American Leak Detection arrest it!

800-411-LEAK (5325)

Keep that great look that matches the distinctive Eichler groove when repairing or remodeling. Jeff and Annette Nichols of Eichler Siding have been serving satisfied Eichler owners and contractors since 1987. Their three Eichler grooves are available in Douglas Fir, MDO, and Breckenridge. Deliveries throughout the Bay Area.


Abril Roofing is operated by two generations of owners with 30 years combined Eichler roofing experience. Their polyurethane foam roofing system is a proven lifetime roof that makes for a cost-effective investment. It also offers excellent insulation and heat resistance, virtually eliminates ponding, and is of walkable, durable construction. Abril Roofing prides itself in producing quality foam applications. Call Abril today for a free estimate. Contractor's License #841849


Wedge Roofing is an award-winning roofing contractor providing high-quality, cost-effective residential roofing in Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, and Napa Counties since 1976. Their expertise with roofing solutions, including with the Carlisle single-ply system, has established their reputation over that 40-year span. Fully accredited, licensed, bonded, insured, and Roofing Manufacturer Certified. Contractor's License #416737.


For those with a passion for modern homes, especially in the Eichler tradition, the team behind Smollen The Builder offers the peace of mind that comes with their ability to work seamlessly with you and your architect to orchestrate every aspect of the building process, whether your project is grand or small. Call them today. State License #968840.


Vida Building Systems specializes in residential renovations and general contracting projects with great expertise. They understand the process required to maintain the original feel and lines of your mid-century modern home. Their sensitivity to style and detail ensures your home comes to life with stunning results. State License #946778.


BLAINE architects strives for excellence through honest design. Mid-century modern homeowners themselves, principal architects Keith and Megan Blaine have always been drawn to MCM homes. From dramatic spaces down to the little details, BLAINE architects strives to design homes that are stunningly honest and truly functional. Let them work out a functional solution that suits your family's needs. Because you deserve a home that’s designed around you and your family.


Charles Window & Door Company knows Eichlers—having remodeled them for the past 25 years. Their industry-recognized experts carefully design solutions specific to Eichlers' unique challenges. Charles Window offers complete service—from design and installation to lifetime protection and care. Call for free-in home consultation or discover Charles Window's award-winning showroom at 1505 Francisco Boulevard East in San Rafael. State License #840757.


Collier Warehouse is the perfect match for your modern home with minimalist aluminum replacement windows and sliders that maintain the original Eichler aesthetic. With 45 years of continuous operation and a seasoned staff, Collier is on the cutting edge as the largest Fleetwood Aluminum Windows & Doors dealer in California. They also offer skylights, glass railing, sunrooms and installation services, all with competitive pricing. State License #483664.


Kerf Design handmakes modern plywood cabinets for the modern home. They know that when things are designed well, you can love them well. Kerf Design wants their product to function in a way that makes sense for how you live your life, so each project is built to order. They tinker, they improve and they consider every detail. They are Kerf Design. Hand made in Seattle, shipped nationwide.


Downing specializes in Unico Systems, the low-profile cool/heat total-comfort package designed for Eichler homes that includes air conditioning as well as instant heat. The company also specializes in ductless mini-split systems to heat and cool individual spaces in the home, serving as a supplement to the Eicher's original radiant heat. Based in Novato with more than 30 years experience, Downing Heating, Inc. is a full-service contractor and energy-savings expert. Contractor's license #1080113


In operation for more than 50 years, Bragg Heating & Cooling knows first hand the unique heating and cooling needs and challenges of Eichler homes. After all, Bragg owner John Honey lives in a Terra Linda Eichler. His company offers fully electric heating and cooling systems (including mini-splits) that are aesthetically pleasing, energy saving, and rebate qualifying. Call for a free no obligation in-home consultation. Contractor’s license #821844


Established in 1991, Practical Props is a family-run business specializing in reproduction mid-century modern lighting. They offer a wide selection of hand-made, customizable pieces perfectly tailored for your modern home. All of Practical Props’ lighting sputniks, globe pendants, and many of our other fixtures are handmade in North Hollywood. They also are guaranteed to last—backed by an unmatched level of customer service.


The Unico System allows for the introduction of an indoor HVAC system that is unobtrusive and aesthetically pleasing, providing comfort and energy efficiency far superior to that of its conventional counterparts. The Unico System features flexible design and installation (no need for extensive remodeling) and discreet supply outlets (virtually disappearing while preserving your home’s aesthetic). It’s also the only HVAC system endorsed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


Denis Roman of Hydrotech Radiant Heating has been in the radiant heat field for nearly 20 years, having worked hand in hand for years with Reid Heating & Energy, now retired. With experience on more than 200 Eichler homes, Hydrotech today can do it all—installations, replacements, troubleshooting, retrofitting, electric heat pumps, wireless thermostats. For the Eichler owner, Hydrotech services and repairs all types of boilers and hydronic systems. Contractor's License #1050195


A dimension of Lehmann Plumbing, Lehmann Radiant Heating has been providing quality service to Marin County since 1945. As a third generation licensed and bonded radiant heat specialist, owner Jim Lehmann and his company excel at maintaining Eichler radiant heat and boiler systems, offering boiler and slab leak repair, installation of new, high-efficiency boilers, and annual radiant heat inspections. Contractor's License #673476.


Earthwise Energy is a family owned, community focused solar and energy-storage contractor. Earthwise provides custom analysis, design, and turnkey system construction using only Tier 1 equipment. They are laser focused on the details of each project and of every client’s experience, with unique knowledge of and experience in Eichler and mid-century roof structures. Give Earthwise a call for a no-obligation analysis and proposal. Contractor's license #1028255


Bartlett Tree Experts was founded in 1907 by Francis A. Bartlett and is the world's leading scientific tree and shrub care company. From it’s over 100 offices worldwide, Bartlett helps both residential and commercial customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees. The company offers soil care, insect, and disease management, as well as cabling, bracing, irrigation, plant analysis, drought, and structure evaluation services. Contractor's License #678496.


Experts in retractable roofs for over 60 years, California-based Rollamatic Roofs, Inc. has designed and installed operable roofs on hundreds of Eichler homes, transforming atriums into year-round living spaces. The company has worked with numerous architects and contractors, in addition to directly with homeowners. With a track record of units that operate trouble-free for decades, Rollamatic offers an industry-leading guarantee. State License #840500.


SHAG the Store is the world's only retail outlet, both online and physical location, dedicated solely to the fine art and merchandise of artist extraordinaire Shag. The store features fine art reproductions (prints), limited-edition creations, and other merchandise by Shag. Visit SHAG the Store today and enjoy outstanding customer service—as well as the visual experience created by the artist himself. SHAG the Store is located at 745 N. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs.

Bay Area Modern Real Estate

With a 415-EICHLER phone number and EICHLER license plate, it’s easy to see that Renee is passionate about Eichler real estate! An Eichler homeowner herself, Renee has been the number-one ranked agent for Eichler home sales in Marin every year since 2007, and in 2020 her company, Bay Area Modern Real Estate, was involved in over 56 percent of all Eichler sales in the county.

Modern Homes Realty

Monique has sold over $250 million in real estate sales on her own. She is so passionate about selling Eichlers, she even produced a documentary film about them, 'People in Glass Houses: the Legacy of Joseph Eichler.' While representing both sellers and buyers of mid-century modern homes in the Bay Area, Monique emphasizes the importance of maintaining the integrity of the architecture. Modern enthusiasts have lovingly nicknamed her 'The Eichler Lady.'