Palo Alto Service Companies

Since 1981, Dura-Foam’s family-led team has established a track record of over 20,000 satisfied Silicon Valley customers. Eichler owners don’t have to look far for a durable, walkable, and super-efficient roof system designed to last a lifetime. Centrally located in Menlo Park with a diversified team, Dura-Foam adds value on projects integrating PV solar and other upgrades. Contact Dura-Foam for a free estimate on a new roof or surface upgrade. Contractor’s license #435836

650-327-3200

Family owned and operated since 1942, Shelton Roofing Co, Inc. offers a variety of built-up roofing services throughout the San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay. Their replacement roofing includes the tar and gravel, modified bitumen, and cap sheet systems. With more than 30 employees to serve you, Shelton Roofing stands behind its 75-year tradition as dedicated professionals with quality materials and performance. Contractor’s license #261091.

650-961-7699

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 for almost two decades. Their three Eichler grooves are available in Douglas Fir, MDO, and Breckenridge. Deliveries throughout the Bay Area.

415-883-5300

Palo Alto Glass has been serving Eichler owners with replacement windows and sliding-glass doors since 1984. They pride themselves on upgrading with modern energy-efficient products that support the original Eichler aesthetic—and can even replace expansive floor-to-ceiling windows with single new pieces. Also check out their shower enclosures and custom mirrors for bathroom remodels. Palo Alto Glass' showroom (open M-F, 8-4:30) is located in Palo Alto at 4085 Transport Street. Contractor's License #676029. 

650-494-7000

Crystal Shade Window Tinting specializes in energy-efficient window film for glass doors, windows, and skylights for both residential and commercial buildings. From privacy to saftey/security films, Crystal Shade prides itself in their products, film and service efficiency, and professional installation. Fully licensed and insured, Crystal Shade’s team of professionals is readily available to answer questions, walk you through the process, and provide a free on-site estimate. CA license #1001844

408-334-7391

Klopf Architecture offers sincere listening and custom modern design. John Klopf's goal is to design homes that meet each family's needs while preserving their Eichler's mid-century modern aesthetic. The firm also has expertise in sustainable design. Klopf Architecture stands by clients from the initial design meeting until the end of construction.

415-691-7227
Construction & Design

Keycon, Inc. has been updating Eichlers on the San Francisco peninsula for the past 40 years. Guided by the company's visionary, Ron Key, Keycon, Inc.'s main emphasis is kitchen & bath remodeling, additions, decks & patios, dry rot repair, and insulation. State License #888337

650-965-1256

From inside to outside, from top to bottom, from energy improvements to whole-house renovations, Starburst Construction has been recreating spaces on the Peninsula since 1974. Their expertise includes kitchen and bath remodels, additions, decks, and patios. Starburst is a Certified Green Building Professional. Call today to get a free initial 'Energy Rebate Consultation.' State License #580070

408-448-1328

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.

206-954-8677

Specializing in expressive materials and taking a user-centric approach to design, Doolittle Design Co. builds custom cabinetry that focuses on creating a better user experience. They achieve this by developing a deeper understanding of how you plan to live, interact, and function within the space. They then create a solution that is tailored to your lifestyle and unique personality.

408-412-1609

Make it Mid-Century rescues homeowners from bland chain-store products with mid-century-inspired materials and kits. They specialize in mid-century style building materials: door kits, garage kits, SparkleLam™ countertop laminate, ceramic wall tile, and more. A small shop that makes all of its products to order, Make it Mid-Century can readily customize to your specifications. Check them out today!

844-696-6462

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.

818-980-3198

Your everyday handyman! Wilson Construction is an Eichler home-improvement contractor specializing in maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting. Services include siding replacement and repair; dry rot repair; skylight installations; gate, fence, and deck repair; support beam restoration; dryrot repair; door hardware replacement, and other exterior upgrades. No job is too small for Wilson. State License #933336

408-655-4882

Palladino Painting, Inc. offers excellent service, informative consultations, quality craftsmanship, reliability, and the promise to deliver. Interior and exterior painting and staining -- with an array of Eichler colors to choose from. Full prep, power washing, and fine finishes. Owner Lou Palladino extends a one-year 'blanket warranty' on all labor and materials. License #653826.

650-728-4000

N-Style Painting focuses on providing exceptionally high quality service and customer satisfaction while practicing the most fine finish painting techniques in the industry. Their #1 goal—conducting an extreme level of professionalism by arriving to each project on time, maintaining cleanliness throughout the home, and adhering to deadlines. N-Style Painting is a family owned and operated business since 2007. CA license #928085

408-518-2144

Dura-Foam’s family-led team specializes in Eichler roofing and solar power. “We optimize solar performance while keeping our arrays low-profile in the spirit of mid-century modern architecture,” says CEO, Jarom Feriante, UC Berkeley and Stanford alumnus who served as an Expert Solar Technology Mentor for the Department of Energy. In response to demands for reliably integrated flat rooftop systems, Dura-Foam incorporated Solar Center in 1986. Contact Dura-Foam for a free solar assessment. Contractor’s license #488066

650-327-3200

"We care about getting Eichler owners their heat," says owner Mike LaChance. And after 20 years in business (formerly as the Franz Rogmans company), they certainly have that down. Maintenance, inspections, leak repair, boiler replacement, and new radiant & baseboard systems. Senior discounts available. State License #874787

800-246-5246

Operating in the Bay Area since the 1980s and specializing in Eichler heating systems, Bay Area Plumbing & Heating offers hydronic leak repair and detection, high-efficiency boiler replacements and repairs, sleek modern radiators, combo boiler/water heaters, and more. Call for a free consultation. License #584345.

650-323-6006

Serving the Peninsula and South Bay since 1995, Residential Heating and Air Conditioning's BPI-certified, home performance team is dedicated to providing an energy efficient solution for your home heating and cooling needs. As a Mitsubishi Diamond Contractor, their clients have found that ductless, mini-split systems are the ideal solution for mid-century modern homes. Offering individual, personalized design and service, they guarantee your satisfaction. Contractor’s license #705554.

408-377-4073

Alternative HVAC Solutions offers innovative heating and cooling solutions for Eichler homes. As a ductless HVAC specialist, Alternative HVAC Solutions is factory-trained as a Mitsubishi Diamond Contractor, and certified with 35 years experience. One hundred percent customer satisfaction guaranteed. Begin lowering your heating and cooling costs today with Alternative HVAC Solutions. Call for a free estimate. Contractor’s license #967878.

650-322-4328

Sean Smith of Smith Electric believes in the personal touch to customer service -- and he and his company stand by to deliver it to you. Smith Electric's roster of services include electrical service changes and upgrades; troubleshooting and repairs; electrical needs tied to additions, remodels, and new construction; receptacle grounding; lighting design and installation; home automation and lighting control systems. Free in-home consultation, demonstration, and estimates. Eichler references available. State License #882530.

408-910-7619

Rebarts Interiors has been providing extraordinary window fashion products and expert design advice for 20 years with draperies, blinds, and shutters in many styles, colors, and textures. They specialize in the Hunter Douglas line of window fashions. Rebarts can custom fit coverings to any shape and size, and help keep homes comfortable -- in winter as well as summer -- and utility bills low through the use of energy efficient materials. It's time to explore the possibilities -- with Rebarts Interiors. Visit four peninsula locations: Burlingame at 1352 Broadway, San Carlos at 990 Industrial Boulevard (Suite 106), Los Altos at 253 State Street, and Menlo Park at 865 Santa Cruz Avenue.

650-348-1268 (Burlingame), 650-508-8518 (San Carlos), 650-288-4377 (Los Altos), 650-288-4352 (Menlo Park)

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.

760-322-3400
Modern Homes Realty

Monique 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 Palo Alto and beyond, Monique emphasizes the importance of maintaining the integrity of the architecture. Modern enthusiasts have lovingly nicknamed her 'The Eichler Lady.'

650-380-5512
Boyenga Team / Compass

As a top-producing real estate team at Compass, the Boyenga team of Eric and Janelle offer persistent and aggressive Eichler marketing and the best web exposure in Silicon Valley. They also use proven negotiating strategies, leveraging the laws of supply and demand in your favor.

408-373-1660