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86% Recommended

22 Years In Business

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1906 Plymouth Street
Mountain View, CA 94043
http://www.calpreserving.com

Hours

  • Mon: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
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    Areas of Expertise

    • Natural Color Stained Wood (Decks, Siding, Fences, Patio Furniture)
    • Exterior Natural Wood Restoration & Maintanance
    • Redwood, IPE, Cedar & Teak Exterior Wood
    • We do not specialize in Painted or Solid-Stained Surfaces
    • Serving the entire Bay Area
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    Ratings

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    3.5 Christy D. Scotts Valley, CA
    4/24/2018

    The brothers who came did a fantastic job, and made sure I was happy.

    5.0 Eugene F. San Jose, CA
    3/22/2018

    While they are a little on the pricier end of things, I have to say that I am more than pleased with the power wash, bleach and preserve that the crew did on fence and pergola. When they were done it was like they were brand new! Highly recommended!

    5.0 William P. San Jose, CA
    4/28/2017

    Bruce did a good job of keeping us informed when what would be done on our deck. Everything went so quick once we decided to go with them. The deck looks like new again.

    3.0 Alex W. San Carlos, CA
    2/26/2017

    Needed my deck sealed after a year of curing. Quote was high, but I decided it was worth it. Lots of positive reviews. Had some water marks from pots on the deck. After the first brightening there were still watermarks. I sent Bruce pictures and asked that the guys coming to seal make sure the watermarks were taken care of. He told me to point out the spots and they would take care of it. When the sealers came, I pointed out the marks and asked that they make sure they were taken care of before the sealing. They told me that the water marks were the result of leaving pots on the deck...duh. Obviously this is what happened, but was why I was paying Cal Preserving to take care of it. I don't appreciate having to convince my contractors I want something done the right way. I ended up calling Bruce and explaining that I felt like this was being done in a rush, but he assured me his team was professional and that it would get done properly. Placated, I decided to trust it would be OK, despite the static. That was my first mistake. After they were done sealing they asked for the check (before it had a chance to dry and for me to inspect the work). I told Bruce I didn't feel comfortable with this (over the phone), but he reassured me that they weren't that kind of company and any mistakes or issues would be taken care of. I gave the sealers the check. Mistake number 2. The next day I inspected the work to find huge sections of the hand rail completely unsealed and with power-washer damage. Also the water marks were still there and now sealed in. I took pictures and sent them to Bruce. He came out and we discussed the issues. He was nice and told me not to worry and that his guys would take care of it. Another iteration and the handrail was fixed, but the watermarks are still there. At this point I feel like I didn't get the full value of what I paid, and the hassle I went through to get to where I am now, which is barely passable should be avoided by others so I am writing this review. I don't mind paying premium prices, but when I do, I expect premium work. And if I find something wrong with the work, I expect it to be fixed without contention. The fact is I feel like the job was rushed, and I was pressured into paying early. I am a relatively new homeowner and this whole experience has just been a lesson learned. If the watermarks were taken care of, and the rail done right the first time, and nobody gave me static, I would be rating Cal Preserving with five stars. Take warning!

    5.0 Thomas R. Fremont, CA
    10/24/2016

    Outstanding from start to finish! Cal Preserving are experts in their field. Bruce was outstanding in communications and the team doing the work, were on time and very professional! We are very happy with our decision to hire Cal Preserving!

    5.0 Ruthann S. Saratoga, CA
    10/13/2016

    Many months later, our deck still looks as great as it did when Cal Preserving did the work. The men repaired as necessary, and I'm very pleased with the quality of their work. Looks better than it did when new!

    5/11/2015

    Good communication. On time and arrived when promised. Deck look great!

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