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calgate home improvements

Active License
14 Years in Business

About the contractor

For over 10 years Calgate Home Improvements Inc. has been in the forefront of the home remodeling industry serving Bay Area and surrounding regions.
We have built our excellent reputation over the years by putting our hearts and passion into every project we take on. We treat every project as if we are working on our homes.
Perfection is the standard practice when we take on a project and complete satisfaction is what we expect and guarantee!
Bay Area's humid climate takes toll on exterior paint and stucco of homes and brick structures. Repainting, re-stucco or adding texture coating will protect your home for years to come.
Our project managers will assess your home's needs and give you expert advice on how to improve the exterior look of your home.
At Calgate Home Improvement, Inc. our experienced crew understands the special demands southern California climate creates, and takes special measures in choosing the correct methods to prepare for a sandblast, prime exterior surfaces and


calgate home improvements operates out of Hercules, CA and holds B,C15 licenses according to the California contractors license board.

We were able to verify 3 building permits associated with calgate home improvements. Check out their permit history below to see where they have worked and what type of work they have done in the past. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of every project they have completed; just the projects we have been able to verify with the local permit authority.

calgate home improvements has a BuildZoom score of 110 and is rated in the top 5% of 336,931 contractors in California.

Services

Contact Info

124 topaz court, Hercules, CA 94547
(510) 860-8330

Key Statistics

Quality

calgate home improvements has a BuildZoom score of 110, which places them above 95% of 336,931 contractors in California; license (919873) verified as active.
Pro tip: We generally recommend hiring a contractor with a score higher than 95.
110
(95 percentile)
2014
2 projects
2010
1 project

Activity

Based on permit records, we have been able to verify that calgate home improvements has worked on 3 projects over the past 6 years.

Pricing

Here is a pricing breakdown based on the permit records we were able to obtain for calgate home improvements. The median size of their projects is approximately $8,000.
Pro tip: For more details about their pricing, check out their recent activity to see how much they have charged for different types of work.
Note: Pricing is not available for all projects.
< $5k
1 project
$5k-$10k
1 project
$10k-$20k
1 project

Building Permits Filed by calgate home improvements

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May 6, 2014 - 1147 Spruce, Berkeley, CA

Fire zone restrictions. remove/replace existing stairs (straps, stringers and risers). must comply with

Value: $2,500 | Business on permit: Calgate Home Improvements | Type: Building permit | Job value: 2500 | Parcel number: 061- -2556-034-00 | Permit #: 1400001737

April 18, 2014 - 3116 Oak Rd, Walnut Creek, CA

Tenant improvment for heavenly cafe- install counter and new floor drains to existing restaurant

Value: $8,000 | Business on permit: Calgate Home Improvements | Type: Building/commercial/t/tenant improvement | Job value: 8000 | License number on permit: 919873 | License name: CALGATE HOME IMPROVEMENTS | Parcel number: 148202071 | Permit #: BIT14-003254

February 19, 2010 - 20 Joseph Dr, South San Francisco, CA

Kitchen remodel, news cabs, electrical, appliances

Value: $10,000 | Business on permit: Calgate Home Improvement | Type: Residential | Job value: 10000 | Parcel number: 012380120 | Fees: 599.49 | Permit #: B10-0246

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Key License Information

  • License #: 919873
  • Status: Active
  • State: California
  • Type: b,c15
  • Date Issued: 2008

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Here are some of the rules, regulations, and laws governing contractors in California

Does Calgate Home Improvements carry a valid contracting license?

In California, any remodeling or construction project that exceeds $500 (labor and materials), requires a contractor to have an active license with the California Contractor State License Board (CSLB).

Calgate Home Improvements currently holds license 919873 ((b,c15)), which was Active when we last checked.

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The CSLB is one of the highest rated licensing boards in the US. Applicants are required to pass a written board exam and prove at least four years of prior, relevant work experience. In addition, the CSLB requires all license holders to maintain at least $2,500 in operating capital and provides you with a range of other consumer protections.

Your liability risk when hiring Calgate Home Improvements

Contractors in California are required to carry workers' compensation insurance if they have employees and proof of liability insurance with the cumulative limit of $1 million for licensees with five or fewer persons, and an additional 100,000 for each additional member over five, not to exceed $5 million total.

Financial recourse when hiring Calgate Home Improvements

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