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At Marley & Company, Inc., a Bay Area
licensed contractor, our philosophy and practice is to bring
you unequalled excellence, deep value and warm and responsible
dialog as our client for a building, remodeling, or home improvement
project in the East Bay and greater Bay Area.
From the moment you call us or walk into
our showroom, our staff will be responsive and expertly informed
in exploring your plans and lifestyle goals for re-crafting an
area of your home into its next elegant and functional expression.
If you are seeking a new modeling of a kitchen or bath space
or an addition (even a second story addition)—including if you bring construction plans
to us—we offer expert guidance and execution of all stages
of your project. From conceptualizing to finalizing plans
and engineering to affordable value-in budgeting and building craft,
clean up, safety and the finish process and service warranty, our
people focus entirely on your desired outcome in an atmosphere
of warm accommodation.
Through years of knowledgeable experience
with very satisfied clients, we specialize in kitchens, bathrooms
elementary to luxury renditions. Bringing planning, budgeting
and construction mastery to these specialty areas makes us a
very valuable partner in creating new living spaces with you.
Our showroom is open from Monday through
Saturday, from 10am to 5pm—located at 550 Hartz Ave. in
Danville, California. Private appointments can be arranged to
fit into your schedule.
As a well-established Bay Area contractor and innovator in living
space design-build or construction, our record of accomplishments,
enthused clients and overall approach to practice and dialog give
us a deep background in providing the best choices in architectural
and interior design and finished wares for your kitchen, bathroom
or room addition.
The Marley showroom encompasses 3,500 square
feet of master-crafted cabinetry from European shops—imparting a true Old World
sense—and a rich collection of Traditional and Contemporary
styles. Variety in texture and look—through a palette of
stains, paints, glazes and finishes—affords you the opportunity
to honestly preview design expressions. Our large selection
also gives you comparable costs to local big box home centers.
Plus, our service is personalized, immediate and knowledgeable.
The four ware lines we carry are exceptional—chosen
after much consideration and deliberation and range through several
levels of pricing. For plumbing, fixture and hardware choices,
the lines we offer are, again, exceptional and well qualified.
Our product offerings include the following fine works:
- Quality Cabinetry
- Tile, Stone & Wood Flooring
- Tile & Stone Backsplashes
- Door & Cabinetry Hardware
- Kitchen & Bath Plumbing Fixtures
- Gourmet Appliances
From Marley & Company’s choice
selection of cabinetry—
These pieces are hand carved in European shops by master
craftsmen following Old World style designs. With
1/8-inch hardwood exteriors, these wares exude vintage character and care,
reflecting the stylings of chateaus and manors, townhouses and estates—spanning
the cabinet ideals from French to Italian homes.
Included are Country French, Tuscan and Traditional. Considered one of
a kind, these pieces capture the reality of custom to your remodeling.
Details include European hardware, custom finishing
and other remarkable flourishes.
Quality Custom Cabinetry
A collection of pieces hand-made from the sublime shops of
the Pennsylvania Dutch country. Our American assembly
of custom cabinetry—these works range from traditional designs to
the spare lines of contemporary, with a variety of
style approaches in between established to edgy. Woods are American select.
The overall feel of these exquisite works is quiet and warm, a contemplative
sense of hearth and home.
This is a medium range priced line of cabinets, yet still
capture the feel of fine woods wedded to inspirational
design modes. These cabinets are also very adaptable, fitting nicely
into any style. They are the quintessential cabinet
assembly to be customized into the look you’re visualizing. The
finishes on this collection are superb with a rich
spectrum of finishes from high gloss to matte and a sumptuous selection
of paint colors.
For projects demanding fully customizable cabinetry in a
mid-price range, the Crestwood pieces are an inspiring and elegant
choice. Combining very attractive woods with brilliant and richly-varied
finishes, these pieces are affordable expressions of beauty and
function for your kitchen and bath.
Over years of experience Marley & Company has
developed a warranty program for construction and installation
that ensures our post-completion commitment and performance towards
you and your remodeling project. This warranty program addresses
any of the maintenance issues that are normal in most construction
projects. Whenever there is a concern, clients are encouraged to
contact your staff representative immediately. We will respond
responsibly and quickly.
Marley & Company follows up your project,
upon completion, with these benchmarks:
30 Day Service List.
6 month service list.
- A 1 year service list.
We track these dates through a web site that
notifies Marley personnel when it is time to set an appointment
for reviewing the client’s
project and all concerns.
Typical maintenance fixes are:
knobs & handles
drawers & doors
tile and grout
(several varieties) terms of our warranty begin on the date
of Substantial completion. Substantial completion is defined
as the date when the work defined in our contract renders the
house useable for purpose(s) for which the work was intended.
This warranty shall terminate 24 months after the commencement
date unless stated otherwise.
contractor warrants that by the standards of construction relevant
in the city and state for a period of 24 months:
floors, ceilings, walls, and other internal structural
components of the dwelling in which the work is completed, will
be free of defects in materials and workmanship.
plumbing, H.V.A.C, and electrical systems will be
free of defects in materials and workmanship.
roof will be free of leaks caused by defects in materials
CONTRACTOR PASSES THROUGH TO THE Owner (to the extent they
are assignable), the manufacturers’ warranties on all appliances
and equipment. The following items are examples of such appliances
and equipment, although not every project includes all of
these items and some projects may include appliances or equipment
not in this list: refrigerator, range furnace or heat pump, dishwasher,
garbage disposal, ventilating fan, air conditioner.
EXCLUSIONS—Marley & Company
does not assume responsibility for any of the following,
all of which are excluded from the coverage of this
Consequential or incidental damages: defects
in appliances and equipment that are covered by manufacturers'
warranties (Marley & Co. has assigned these manufacturers
warranties to the Owner to the extent they are assignable.
As defects appear in these items, the Owner should follow the procedures
in these warranties).
from ordinary wear and tear, abusive use or lack of proper
maintenance of the work completed by Marley & Co: Defects
that result from characteristics common to the material used,
such as (but not limited to) warping and deflection of wood;
fading, chalking, and checking of paint from exposure to sunlight;
cracks that occurred during drying and curing of concrete,
stucco, plaster, bricks, and masonry; drying, shrinking, and
cracking of caulking and weather stripping. Defects in items
installed by the Owner or anyone other than Marley & Co.
or, if requested by Marley & Co., by Marley & Co's
trade Work done by the Owner or anyone other than Marley & Co.
or, if requested by Marley & Co., by Marley & Co. s
trade contractors. Conditions resulting from
condensation on, expansion of, or contraction of materials.
Loss or injury attributable to the elements. Paint applied
over newly plastered interior walls.
No other warranties: This
warranty is the only express warranty the Contractor gives.
Implied warranties, including (but not limited to) warranties of
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, habitability,
and good workmanship are limited to the warranty period of 24 months.
Every design process is unique, however most follow this common
Come in to our beautiful showroom and educate yourself with
samples and information from our in-house design staff. If our
products, services and philosophy suit your sensibilities, please
schedule an appointment with one of the designers to come to
We will measure your kitchen and begin compiling a Scope
of work that brings together your ideas with our
and ideas. We will ask experience, helpful questions and make
value-added suggestions. Then, we schedule an appointment with
you at our showroom to review a preliminary Scope Of Work and
preliminary costs of the proposed work.
Join us for a scheduled meeting in our showroom to review
the preliminary Scope Of Work for your project and
a preliminary floor plan. After this review, we walk you through the showroom
to view the cabinet ware of other items priced for
your work. If you are pleased with the presentation, Marley & Co. will
draft a design retainer— $1,500.00 for a kitchen and $750.00
for each additional room. The design process has
The Production Manager makes an appointment to travel to
your home and precisely measure the rooms of the project.
Following this, the client and the designer will schedule a showroom
appointment to review the floor plans—usually two different
schemes. At this meeting we will arrive at a lifestyle
and aesthetic sense for appliances and the basic layout for the
Meet at the showroom to decide on the floor plan. Look at
options for the style of kitchen desired, and from this decision
develop elevations drawings.
Finalize the elevations. We will review all of the details,
appliances, and cabinetry accessories, and cabinet hardware.
Final costs of the total project are presented.
Review final drawings, Specification Sheets, and the Scope
of Work. Make any changes if necessary. Review the contract.
Sign the contract and compile a list of project facets that
need final decisions before the job starts.
Preconstruction meeting. Schedule an onsite meeting with
the Production Manager, Designer and the Lead Carpenter to go
over conditions of the project including start times, demolition
routes, pets, daily clean up, temporary toilet, etc.
See our more detailed PDF containing the complete design
process with measuring instructions. Click
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FOR GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Our downtown Danville showroom—showcasing a richly varied
range of cabinetry— offers you and your clients a "one
stop" home base to make knowledgeable selections on cabinetry
design, layout and finishes. Alongside our cabinetry lines are
our carefully chosen lines of hardware, plumbing and fixtures,
tile and stone. Many of our guests and clients comment that our
showroom creates a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere for viewing
cabinetry and other kitchen/bath accessories toward the perfect
selection for each one’s ideals.
We offer five distinctive cabinet lines for every room. This includes
kitchens, libraries, family rooms, offices, baths and utility rooms.
Our pricing follows the spectrum of the budget conscious to those
pursuing the finest luxury cabinets available.
Custom Cabinetry—master crafted cabinets designed for beauty
and full customizing of living space, with high quality
finishes to suit any room ideal.
- Custom "Olde
World" French cabinetry designed with European grace and
flair by masters and completely hand crafted. These
cabinets are unique in the Bay Area.
also carry Jay Rambo, Crestwood and Medallion Cabinets.
They range from moderate to the upper price range,
and encompass all custom features expected.
Our Certified Kitchen Designer is on staff to guide your clients
through the design and selection process.
If you have established a budget for the
cabinetry, we will work with your client in design and selection
to meet that price range. As
fine builders we are aware of time sensitivity and will assist
your clients through the process to meet your building schedule.
Clients are confident in their choices during and after assistance
by our knowledgeable staff and Certified Kitchen Designer. They
appreciate the expert selection of designs, finishes and prices
our cabinet wares present. Their time is saved in not having to
visit multiple showrooms.
will receive finished hand-drawn floor plans and
- You will be kept informed of our progress
after each meeting with the client.
If the purchase of the cabinetry is made by the contractor, we
will offer the contractor a 10% discount and a 20% discount on
hardware or plumbing fixtures. If the contractor prefers the purchase
made by the client, we will pay a 5% referral fee on the cabinetry.
At Marley & Company our entire staff looks forward to conceptualizing
and building "Dream kitchens with you and your clients.”
FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS
Interior designers are impressed with our
beautiful downtown Danville showroom’s 3500-plus square
feet of creative and inspired displays, and use the showroom
for personally accompanying or sending clients for selection
and living space viewing.
In the showroom’s layout of classic, traditional and contemporary
displays they can see and discuss with their clients the inspiring
possibilities for their kitchens, baths or additions. Marley and
Company is open six days a week or we can arrange private appointments
to meet the designers’ or clients’ schedule.
At Marley we specialize in four distinctive
cabinet lines that encompass the lines, woods and finishes from
European master shops to Dutch Pennsylvania and other Americana
looks, woods and finishes to customizable cabinet pieces that are aesthetically pleasing
and affordable. Our cabinets are carefully chosen as pieces that
may be suited for every room including kitchens, libraries, family
rooms, furniture pieces and baths. Our stain, paint and glaze finishes
number in the hundreds—all on view for your discerning clients.
Additionally, we feature door styles and complete kitchen
Custom Cabinetry—Recognized in the industry and among connoisseurs
as the benchmark in truly custom cabinetry. Custom
color matching, nearly endless options of distressing, glazing
and door design. If it is part of your design and living space
make it! This is an incredibly designer/customer
oriented furniture cabinetmaker. Made in Pennsylvania.
All pieces come with extremely durable catalyzed
conversion varnish for easy maintenance.
- Custom "Olde
World" French cabinetry designed with European grace and
flair by master designers and completely hand crafted.
These cabinets are unique in the Bay Area.
also offer Jay Rambo Cabinetry. This line features
an array of construction approaches from frameless
to beaded inset. This is a mid-price cabinet line
yet offers a virtually unlimited choice in woods, stains and
paints. Jay Rambo is a "very
hands on" Company and offer excellent service.
Cabinetry is our newest line and ranges from an inexpensive
builders line up to fully custom cabinets with "crackle" finish,
paint with rubs, distressing and glazes.
Marley and Company is committed to very responsible service, knowledgeable
assistance and attention to detail to make all projects smooth
in execution and dialogue.
Our talented and award-winning designers
are available to creatively assist in the design and layout of
your projects. In-house designers can take your design and produce
CAD production drawings for you or produce 20/20 3D designs.
We are here to work with you to provide the pinnacle in creative
cooperation in a comfortable environment.
We offer designers a 10% discount on the retail price of the cabinetry.
We will issue you a check upon the final inspection, after installation
of the cabinetry.
FOR REAL ESTATE AGENTS
In the greater Bay Area, Marley & Company is
an exceptionally competent and creative kitchen and bath
remodeling firm. Through long years of enjoyable experience and
thousands of man-hours of expertise we are devoted to the highest
standards, superior craftsmanship and total client satisfaction.
From our exclusive showroom to our customized designs, material
ordering, completed installation and follow up, you are served
by a single, overarching firm. We are proud of our unique full
service “one-stop” client-centered
approach. This approach encompasses site evaluation, customized
conceptual design, professional working drawings, complete
responsibility for satisfied installation, and the best home
warranty and service programs available.
Marley & Company is
structured and managed to bring each client a genuine sense of “peace of mind” by
eliminating concerns about subcontractors, time schedules
and accountability. Our “one stop” approach starts with
our Danville Showroom where you can see, touch and explore one
of the best collections of hand-crafted, customizable and affordably
manufactured cabinet pieces in the Bay Area.
Our talented and accredited design team provides
the expert and artful creativity toward your “agreed upon” customized
design. Marley & Company's construction team—with
over eighty years of construction management experience—establishes
comprehensive project controls and timetables. They will
ensure that all financial, quality, safety and related project
demands and objectives are met.
Marley & Company is
a General Contractor licensed in the State of California, bonded
and insured. We are proud to be members of the National Kitchen & Bath
Association and the Better Business Bureau.
We work every day to ensure Marley & Company provides
an environment of collaborative effort with our clients. Our
intention is to build and sustain mutual trust, respect,
and confidence in us so that your financial investment results
in an improved lifestyle, long-term home enjoyment, and most
of all, satisfied homeowners.
DESIGN / BUILD
Design/Build is a powerful approach in remodeling
and new home building. It comprises the joint in-house process
of professionally designing with the client their perfect living
space and the actual construction of that space. As a design/build
firm, Marley weds the best of improvised architectural design
for your ideas and quality crafting, materials and longevity
Projects that are successful have at their
foundation excellent plans that reflect your ideal renovation
or addition and your budget. We are able to create plans from
your ideas that dovetail into your budget perfectly. Having such
creative and tight control over the plans enables us to build
with superb standards and cost-effectiveness. Encompassing the
luxury home addition or kitchen/bath remodel to modest budget-driven
renovation, our design/build ability fits any need and dream.
Overall, it is the most successful approach to the finished work
many traditional risks an owner takes when remodeling their home.
By combining the best of designing and building, we take the
risks and challenges (such as price guarantee, trade contractors,
suppliers and etc.) for our client. We provide cost control and
seamless design-construction. This creates "custom-built living spaces.” Our
own in-house design team and construction crew work side by side
in all aspects of this process.
Marley & Company generates
ideas based on the homeowner's desires, lifestyle and budget.
With your budget range in mind, our team of designers and construction
managers work with you to create your project in full expression
of your ideals—on time, on budget, and with a powerful
warranty in place.
Marley & Company also offers the convenience
of selling products to the end user. This even makes the design/build process
even more attractive. We effectively coordinate all aspects of
the remodeling or addition to create a stress free and creative
WHY CHOOSE MARLEY & COMPANY?
Handling a remodel project without an experienced remodeling contractor
will be complicated, time-consuming, and stressful. Relax. Marley & Company is
committed to working hard so your remodel project is smooth, timely,
of the highest quality and meets your every expectation. As an
aside from us, your project should be fun.
There are many reasons to contract with a company that offers
both in-house design services and construction services under one
roof. It distills down to being easier, more efficient, and less
Marley & Company offers the design/build
process with the additional creative asset of our showroom. We
outline this philosophy in a few simple ways;
Starts with professional, seasoned, and accredited
designers. Alongside our designers is our
in-house drafting personnel—using
the most sophisticated versions of Auto Cad software.
This enables drawings using 24-inch by 36-inch
architectural sheets. The design process concludes
with behind-the-scenes support staff who double checks
the catalog of details.
best quality products:
Although our products are sometimes slightly more
expensive, they last. Marley & Company offers extensive lines
of products that arch from great value to opulent
In-house construction services makes it easier for
both the client and the contractor. The client only
has one contact. Material ordering and installation are easier,
efficient and better ensured of quality.
With all process for you project in-house, Marley & Company
offers an unsurpassed level of service to our clients.
We feature a customized web site that notifies our
production department when regular service calls
for your project are to be scheduled.
Marley & Company schedules jobs on sophisticated computer
software providing us with the ideal time line toward
the scheduled completion date. We order and accumulate
all of the products before the job starts. This practice gives
us great accuracy in scheduling our jobs.
Imagine buying an expensive car or house without seeing it first? The
showroom experience is extraordinarily valuable, a hands-on exploration that
far surpasses the conventional methods of piece and ware selection. Marley & Co.
has 3700 square feet of displays and examples to view and examine in context—available
to the client during the design process.
Marley & Company assigns a qualified Lead Carpenter to every
job. The Lead Carpenter is the professional point
man for the client. The Lead is responsible for the
scheduling, carpentry, and supervision of all the
project facets. This is vital on a complex remodel project.