Simple Living, Inc.

4.88 |19 Verified Ratings
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Simple Living, Inc.

4.88 | 19 Verified Ratings
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1244 Highland Dr
Novato, CA 94949
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Simple Living, Inc.

Heidi Charles, creating beautiful, unique and affordable remodeling projects throughout the bay area

Heidi Nanette Charles- Owner of Simple Living, Inc., previously Heidi Grace Builders. A construction company that is truly excited and passionate about working with their clients. We work with our clients every step of the way, communicating, designing, creating beauty in every house that we are in. We are committed to excellence. We want you to be happy and truly enjoy being a part of creating something new and exciting that is absolutely affordable. We have a design care coordinator that will come in and help you choose everything as a part of the cost of your project. You will tell us what your budget is and we will work very hard to get you everything you want with in that budget. We have a five dimensional program that we use to show you what your project may look like upon completion, taking the guesswork out. Your project is not all about the money for us. It's about making a difference. We are a great team of caring individuals making a difference in peoples lives everyday.


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Service Area

  • Novato
  • San Rafael
  • San Anselmo
  • Corte Madera
  • Sausalito
  • Larkspur
  • Fairfax
  • Mill Valley
  • Greenbrae
  • Marshall
  • Nicasio
  • Stinson Beach
  • Bolinas
  • Ross
  • Oakland
  • Tomales
  • Olema
  • Lafayette
  • Belvedere Tiburon
  • Inverness
  • San Geronimo
  • Point Reyes Station
  • El Cerrito
  • Dillon Beach
  • Forest Knolls
  • Piedmont
  • Orinda
  • Lagunitas
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling

Areas of Expertise

  • Bathroom - Remodel
  • Kitchen - Remodel
  • Work for our seniors and citizens with disabilities
  • Complete interior renovations

Product Brands Used

  • Grohe
  • HansGrohe
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kingston
  • Kohler
  • Moen
  • Opella
  • Porcher
  • Price Pfister
  • Toto
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Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates


In Business Since: 2014
State Licensing
Trade: B-General Building Contractor
License #: 1035996
Expiration: 02-29-2020
Green Certifications
  • LEED Certification for Individuals: LEED Accredited Professional (LEEDAP)
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

We have a pro bono program we save materials that are good from different jobs and use them for people who cannot afford remodeling work

My husband "Richard Cosmo Charles" participates in the Sausalito rotary for the past 15 years giving back to the community.

As a company we do quite a bit of work with seniors and citizens of disabilities modifying their home so that they can stay active in society and Age in place

Member of Better Business Bureau

Member San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I care about people and am meticulous in everything that I do. I want to take care of my clients.

We started in this industry in 1996.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

Why would a potential client want to work with our company

We believe in complete communication, keeping pricing affordable and creating beautiful and thoughtful design

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Review by in El Cerrito, CA
The workers were timely, accomodating, trustworthy and took pride in the finished product. They remodeled two bathrooms. They also tiled two fireplaces. Painted a room, and removed the popcorn ceiling. The work turned out excellent! They always cleaned up behind themselves during the time they worked. Very neat. Heidi was also very accomodating to me and my husband, she really cares about how everything was coming along. I would highly recommend them for any type of work.
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Review by in San Ramon, CA
they are very clean, each night they cleaned up. The job was 100% done right.
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Review by in Walnut Creek, CA
The construction crew was so professional, clean, knowledgable and fantastic. They worked with us guiding us and allowing us as the customer to give input and alter areas if need be. They worked effeciently and were only at this jobsite during our remodeling. I can not say enough how pleased were are with their service. The renovation was completed in the time frame we agreed upon and the options of using there interior decorator bringing supplies and options for us to select was invaluable to our remodeling.

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Review by in Danville, CA
Heidi and her crew were fantastic. They were polite, on-time, paid attention to detail, cleaned up after themselves, listened to us when we had concerns, showed up every day and got the job done on time. We are thrilled with the results and would recommend them to any of our friends.
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Review by in San Leandro, CA
I was satisfied from start to finish. The office staff is great. I normally have to get several bids for a project and I get the bids back either on time or before. The entire time they are doing the job they keep in touch with me. The jobs so far have always been finished on time. The customers have always been happy with the job.

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Review by in Emeryville, CA
The recent project was done very quickly and looks beautiful.
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Review by in Sausalito, CA
I had the owner Heidi come out to my home in Sausalito. She was so kind and helpful from the very first day. I knew that I wanted to work with her. I was just hoping that the budget was going to be within reach. It went back-and-forth a bit with things I needed and didn't need but we were able to come to a very fair price. I then met with Ageo the project manager. He and his crews were inpeccable. The whole experience was delightful. And I would recommend them To everyone. My bathroom turned out gorgeous. In fact next year when I am able I will have them do my kitchen.

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Project: Remodel a Bathroom
I've only worked with them once so far, and then we plan to use them again. They are aware of our budget and work with within our means.
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