Foundations First

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We were able to verify 66 building permits associated with Foundations First. 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.

Foundations First has a BuildZoom score of 99 and is rated in the top 20% of 336,931 contractors in California.

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Quality

Foundations First has a BuildZoom score of 99, which places them above 80% of 336,931 contractors in California; license (843605) verified as active.
Pro tip: We generally recommend hiring a contractor with a score higher than 95.
99
(80 percentile)
2014
9 projects
2013
12 projects
2012
18 projects
2011
8 projects
2010
4 projects

Activity

Based on permit records, we have been able to verify that Foundations First has worked on 51 projects over the past 5 years, and a total of 66 projects over the past 9 years. They have received repeat business from 1 client, which is a strong indicator of reliability.

Pricing

Here is a pricing breakdown based on the permit records we were able to obtain for Foundations First. The median size of their projects is approximately $8,000.
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< $5k
14 projects
$5k-$10k
19 projects
$10k-$20k
10 projects
$20k-$50k
7 projects

Building Permits Filed by Foundations First

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October 17, 2014 - 2961 Linden, Berkeley, CA

Retrofit for transfer tax rebate. foundation replacement and plan set a

Value: $6,800 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1400004391

August 26, 2014 - 3219 Ellis, Berkeley, CA

**plan set a-seismic for transfer tax rebate.

Value: $27,000 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1400003645

May 29, 2014 - 246 Bocana St, San Francisco, CA

Voluntary seismic strengthening - adding 2 bench piers on southwest wall and adding shear wall to bottom story.

Value: $8,000 | Permit #: 201405297015

May 8, 2014 - 2105 Browning, Berkeley, CA

Rebate. seismic upgrade for transfer tax

Value: $7,500 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1400001579

April 21, 2014 - 1909 Alcatraz, Berkeley, CA

**add plumbing permit for sewer on from 6' to 8'. seismic strengthening at lower level to increase ceiling height private property. $$alj replacement of the foundation.excavate the lower level.no transfer tax rebate.

Value: $34,600 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1400000085

April 14, 2014 - 1531 Sacramento, Berkeley, CA

Clips & fdn plates only reduction. seismic retrofit work per plan set a, work qualifies for seismic transfer tax

Value: $3,500 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1400001196

February 26, 2014 - 1342 Ordway, Berkeley, CA

Seismic clipping to foundation for transfer tax rebate

Value: $4,000 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1300005959

February 26, 2014 - 50 Latham, Berkeley, CA

Add 1/2 bath in existing utility house. must comply with firezone 2 of approval. restrictions. see attached conditions room/closet area on main floor of

Value: $3,000 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1400000831

January 14, 2014 - 1410 Hearst, Berkeley, CA

Partial foundation replacement of previously excavated work due to notice of violation. (repairing work done for 13-3682 before permit was approved). **increase valuation to $6,000 per applicant due to planchecker comment. $$alj

Value: $6,000 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1300005174

December 18, 2013 - 1468 Tenth, Berkeley, CA

Replace entire perimeter foundation. work qualifies for seismic transfer tax reduction.

Value: $15,000 | Type: Building permit | Permit #: 1300005101

Reviews of Foundations First

Paul Thompson, the principal of Foundations First, was recommended by my General Contractor. Paul and his crew are not only the consummate professionals you want for this kind of work, they're also a really personable group of guys. My project involved excavating 18" below grade and replacing 45' of foundation; installing a 30' french draina... Read more.

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Key Business Information

  • Status: Active
  • State: California
  • Date Issued: 07/28/2004
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  • Bonded Agent: American Contractors Indemnity Company
  • Bond Value: $12,500
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  • Foundations First has completed multiple projects based on building permit records.

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