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Serving Bay Area Building Professionals Since 1935

 
 
 
 
Addison Street

Located in downtown Berkeley is this uptown looking mixed use commercial project that we supplied materials for. This 62-unit development features curbside retail with five levels of apartments and one large roof deck with city and Bay side views.

 

We furnished Marvin windows and doors, Steelcraft doors and metal frames, Trex decking and custom millwork, including custom wood doors for the lobby entry and retail spaces.

Upper roof deck tour Custom interior doors
Marvin windows in corner window Marvin door with outside Trex deck

To meet the demands of commercial real estate a collection of Marvin windows and doors were installed in each of the apartments. Marvin was chosen because they build high-quality, long-lasting products that require little maintenance.

Lobby with custom trim Interior doors and hallway
Trex balcony deck Interior living space

Six stories up and open to the city and our Bay Area weather with views of the Bay is our Trex roof deck. Installed with hidden fasteners, which is a great look BTW, these eco-friendly deck boards feature a long-lasting, weather resistant surface with low-maintenance required. Perfect place for a night on the town.

Steelcraft door Upper roof deck entrance - Marvin windows and Trex decking
Large Trex roof deck Upper roof deck

Naturally we are very pleased with how this project turned out and thanks to the project manager for the tour. If you are a commercial builder, we’d love to see what you build — and if you are doing a project, give us a call and we’ll show you what we can do for you.

 
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Large hardwood deck treated with Messmer's penetrating oil

We just started carrying Messmer’s UV Plus penetrating oil finishes in the store. This single coat product protects wood from damaging UV rays and is available in two flavors, UV Plus for Redwood or Cedar decks, fences and siding, and UV Plus for Ipe, Mahogany and other hardwood decking.

Messmer’s is a high solids content product with 50 to 60% content versus 36 to 38% content found in similar type products. It’s the high solids content that gives exterior wood surfaces the maximum protection and excellent resistance to UV radiation, helping to reduce warping, cracking and shrinkage.

Messmer's U.V Plus for Decks, Fences and Solids

U.V. PLUS

For Decks, Fences & Siding

Ideal for use on vertical or horizontal Redwood or Cedar surfaces. This single coat, penetrating oil offers long lasting water repellency while protecting wood from damaging UV radiation.

Coverage

Rough wood   100 to 175 sq ft / gal

Smooth wood   150 to 250 sq ft / gal

Natural, Redwood, Cedar, Sequoia, Oxford Brown, Oak Brown and Charcoal Gray

$44.95 per gallon

Messmer's U.V. Plus for Hardwood Decks

U.V. PLUS

For Hardwood Decks

Specially formulated for Ipe, Mahogany and other exotic hardwoods. Natural oils condition the wood and enhance its natural beauty while providing water repellency and UV protection.

Coverage

Hardwood   200 to 300 sq ft / gal

Natural and Red Mahogany

$54.99 per gallon

 

Why protect wood from UV?

Ultraviolet or UV radiation is produced by the sun and it destroys the color pigments found in wood and the lignin that bond the wood fibers together. Over time the cell walls weaken and moisture penetrates the lumber causing it to swell, shrink, warp and split. There is not a true test to actually determine the amount of UV protection you need — but the more solids the better.

 
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Kleer PVC Trimbord house

Kleer Trimboards deliver

Developed with a micro-structure density similar to White Pine, Kleer PVC Trimboards deliver all the advantages of natural wood and do not splinter, rot, delaminate or swell, and can be installed in direct contact with the ground, masonry or other potentially moist surface.

They come white so painting isn’t required or they can be easily painted using a 100% acrylic latex paint. These reversible trimboards have one side smooth and one side with a slight wood grain pattern.

Applications include corners, fascia, soffits, rakes, casings, cornices and other trim applications. They are worth checking out in the yard.

Available in the following sizes

1x4, 1x6, 5/4x4, 5/4x6     18' length

Additional Kleer PVC trimboard sizes, trim corners, decorative moulding and beadboard are available via special order, allow 1-2 days for delivery.

 
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Marvin Contemporary Studio home living area with views of the hills

The ideal frame for a modern view

Marvin offers a complete line of Contemporary windows and doors that are built around you. The big glass, narrow frames, clean lines and modern hardware combine to create open and light-filled spaces with expansive glass vistas.

Casement + Awning windows

Marvin’s contemporary Casement and Awning windows feature a narrow jamb, expansive glass and flush frames. Used solo or grouped with direct glaze windows for maximum daylight and increased airflow.

Contemporary doors

Using narrow stiles and rails to let more light pass through more glass, Marvin’s Contemporary doors feature a sleek, crisp look with simple lines and a modern twist.

Energy Efficiency

When it comes to energy-efficiency Marvin offers a wide selection of products that meet ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient criteria. With so many products and glass options available it’s easy to find the best combination to meet your buildings energy performance goals and build site.

If you are starting a project and require windows or doors, then talk to our millwork professionals to learn more about Marvin Contemporary.

 
 
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The new ruling by OSHA that limits exposure of respirable crystalline silica when you are drilling concrete has now taken effect.

 

Bosch has a clean solution

Bosch has a complete solution for a clean and dust free work space when drilling concrete. Featuring the Bosch SpeedClean dust extraction bit with vacuum adapter that will chew through concrete, and the Bosch VAC Dust Extractor with best in class airflow and suction. No more dust, talk to our tool experts.

Bosch SpeedClean Dust Extraction Bit
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Every August is our Window & Door Departments turn to put together the Window & Door Expo and Barbeque. So mark your calendar because it’s coming next month.

Friday, August 18th

8am to 1pm / Lunch served 11:30 to 1pm

BBQ Baker
 
 

These doors need a home

 
Simpson wood door #37944

Simpson Door 37944

Country style exterior door with clear glazing

3070, 1-3/4"

Douglas Fir, 9-light, 2-panel

Engineered all-wood stiles and rails with dowel pinned stile/rail joinery

Water barrier coating outside

$585.95

 
Simpson wood door #9266

Simpson Door 9266

Raised Panel Fire-Rated interior door

2'-8" x 6'-8"

Douglas Fir, 6-panel

Engineered all-wood stiles and rails with dowel pinned stile/rail joinery

Fire-Rated 20 minute label

$365.95

 
Red Oak wood door

Interior Door

2'-8" x 6'-8", 1-3/8"

Red Oak, C22 2-panel

$365.95

 

”Serving Bay Area Building Professionals Since 1935”

Economy Lumber Company

750 High Street
Oakland, California 94601
510 261-6100

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Saturday   7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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