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Finding Good Granite & Marble Contractors in Alameda County, CA

When searching for that elegant touch for your home or office, nothing is as effective as natural marble or granite. Marble and granite contractors in Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and Fremont can provide everything from granite fabrication to the installation of marble floors.

The following research by The Prime Buyer's Report identifies the best marble & stone contractors in Alameda County and issues related to hiring them.


Updated January 16, 2018

 The TOP 10 Marble, Granite, Stone & Masonry Contractors in Alameda County CA

Perri Marble & Tile
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(510) 865-3097
1319 High St
Alameda, CA 94501
State Contractor's License #429150
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10

Areas Served: Alameda County incl. Oakland CA, Berkeley CA, Alameda, Piedmont, Albany CA, Oakland ...
Services: marble contractors & marble installers, marble repair, marble floors, and more
Key Brands: Nuheat Radiant Floors

Douglas M Butler Landscaping
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(925) 831-9332
51 Gobel Way
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
State Contractors License #619321
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10

Areas Served: East Bay incl. Alameda County
Services: masonry contractors
Key Brands: Hunter Industries Irrigation Systems, Rain Bird Irrigation Systems, Unique Lighting ...

JD Gardening & Landscape
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(510) 681-4938
PO Box 634
Richmond, CA 94808
State Contractor's License #911619
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 BTA (Building Trades Association)

Areas Served: Bay Area & Alameda County incl. Oakland CA, Berkeley CA, Hayward CA
Services: masonry contractors

Baker Marble & Granite Co
2430 Union St
Oakland, CA 94607

Areas Served: Alameda, Berkeley, Oakland CA, Dublin CA, Fremont, Hayward, Newark CA, Livermore
Services: countertop installers, countertop fabricators,new custom countertops

Bayside Marble & Granite
2725 Magnolia St
Oakland, CA 94607

Areas Served: Alameda, Berkeley, Oakland CA, Dublin CA, Fremont, Hayward, Newark CA, Livermore
Services: stone & marble fabricators, bullnosing

Best Marble
2446 Teagarden St
San Leandro, CA 94577

Areas Served: Oakland CA, Newark CA, Berkeley, Hayward, Emeryville, Dublin CA, Pleasanton CA
Services: stone countertops,tile countertops,marble countertops,countertop installers

Quality Marble Granite Inc
25 Hegenberger Pl
Oakland, CA 94621

Areas Served: Hayward, Oakland CA, Pleasanton CA, Berkeley, Dublin CA, Union City CA, Sunol, Livermore
Services: stone fabricators,marble,stone trims, granite moldings, stone accents, marble borders

Finding Good Granite & Marble Contractors in Alameda County, CA 


Marble, stone, and masonry contractors in Alameda County are required to be licensed by the state of California, such as with the C29 contractor's license specifically for masonry which allows them to install with or with out mortar; concrete, glass block, clay block, natural or manufactured stone, fire brick, terra cotta, and thin brick for facing that resembles full brick. The former specialty D22 license for marble contractors specifically has been discontinued and that work is now performed under the C29 license.

If marble and masonry contractors in Alameda County have employees, they're required to have workers' compensation insurance for your protection.  If a worker is injured on your property and the masonry contractor doesn't have worker's comp, you could be liable to pay for the injuries and your own insurance may not cover that cost.

Masonry companies in Alameda County are not required by law to have general liability insurance; however, all stone and masonry contractors bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 designation have general liability insurance coverage which reimburses their client in the event of any damages, in addition to passing all other requirements for certification as Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls with previous customers, hiring only documented workers, verified license and workers' comp insurance, clean complaint record, and more.

Marble & Stone Contractors in Alameda County Can Transform Any Space
Granite and marble contractors are adept at upgrading any type of space into a more luxurious setting, thanks to the natural elegance that these stones provide in any application. To add a little chic style to any room, consider granite and marble slabs or travertine slabs, cut-to-size for wall cladding designs.

An attractive flooring material as well, natural stone is a popular addition in the form of granite tiles, marble tiles, marble thresholds and other stone tiles. Marble and granite contractors in Alameda County often install more overt displays of these beautiful stones as well, cutting and installing marble fireplace surrounds, mantles, marble columns, and even marble or stone stairs.

Stone additions make your home more opulent. Marble and granite contractors can fabricate small stone accents such as interior and exterior marble or granite moldings, stone trims, marble borders, stone inlay work, stone medallions, and granite window sills to dramatically increase the value and beauty of your home. 

Rooms necessitating easily-cleaned surfaces are perfect places to use granite and marble. Stone and masonry contractors in Alameda County can add features such as bathroom vanity tops, tub and shower surrounds, shower bases, stone sinks and soap dishes. Likewise, any gourmet can appreciate the utilitarian benefits of marble and granite in the kitchen and dining areas. Granite and marble contractors in Alameda County provide granite or marble backsplashes and high splashes, granite or marble islands, stone bar top, custom marble inlays, or marble mosaics.

Some marble and granite fabricators sell marble and granite fountains, sculptures, gazebos, and even furniture, such as tables and benches.

Many Materials are Available From the Best Marble & Granite Contractors in Alameda County
If you've decided that stone accents would improve the appearance of the interior or exterior of your home, decide which type of stone would serve you best. There are myriad of colors, textures and densities, all of which have their place in the functionality and appeal of your home. Marble, granite, and stone contractors can cut or install most types of stone, including imported marble, imported granite, sandstone, soapstone, slate, limestone, travertine, and onyx, among others.

Some Granite & Marble Contractors in Alameda County Are Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these Alameda County marble and granite contractors: Perri Marble & Tile, Douglas M Butler Landscaping, JD Gardening & Landscape, Baker Marble & Granite Co, Bayside Marble & Granite, Best Marble, Quality Marble Granite Inc. Other granite and marble contractors in Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and Fremont CA that might still be in business include: May Tun USA Marble & Granite Inc San Leandro CA, Graceland Marble & Granite Livermore CA. Didn't find what you wanted with the TOP 10 Marble, Granite, Stone & Masonry Contractors in Alameda County? Then click here to see additional companies in this category.



Dealing with Alameda County Marble & Granite Contractors 

Step 1: Clarify What You Want & Need
This is arguably the most time- and energy-consuming part of the process. It can be easy to get lost in the abundance of choices just between marble and granite, let alone other materials. Working with a designer makes this process less nerve racking, but if you're at it alone, you'll want to make sure that your choice of stone contractor shares your vision. Get some ideas from different websites and brochures. Check out some home improvement centers, homes of friends, and even new houses being sold on the real estate market. This way, you can narrow down ideas from a wide range of choices. No matter how you get your inspiration, from here on, interacting with Alameda County marble and granite contractors will be much easier.

Step 2: Ask & Answer Questions
Have a conversation with your potential Alameda County marble and granite contractor and answer any questions he may have. After presenting the contractor with your vision, ask if he has any suggestions or concerns about the process of achieving your goal. If experienced and honest, the marble and granite specialist's insight could become a major element of the project. This is a good area in which to verify credibility and overall suitability for the stone work. Use what you've already learned with some or all of the questions below to get a well-rounded picture of your candidates for marble and stone contractors in Hayward, Oakland, Dublin and Fremont.

How long have you been in business?
Are you experienced with the type of work I am interested in?
Can you provide examples of similar completed projects?
Do you carry worker's compensation and liability insurance?
What is included in the estimate?
Will any permits be needed? Are you or I responsible for securing those?
Do you work with your employees or do you use subcontractors?
Can I personally pick out the slabs I want?
What types of finished edges can I choose from?
Will the stone have seams in it?
Is there some sort of maintenance schedule for the installed stone?
What kind of warranty do you offer?
Will you reconnect plumbing and electrical when you're done?

Step 3: Narrow the Field
After you've interviewed some marble and stone contractors around Alameda County, narrow down your choices by carefully considering your interviews. Which contractor gave you satisfactory, well-thought out answers to your questions? Which granite contractor most closely matched your vision for a finished product? Which contractor displayed the most proficiency and experience?

Step 4: Final Research
At this point, if you think you've found your ideal candidate, fill in the remaining blanks. Use the resources we've provided in The Prime Buyer's Report article "Key Resources for Alameda County Marble & Granite" to verify contractor licensing, insurance and official endorsements, such as Diamond Certification and membership in the Better Business Bureau.

Step 5: Making the Final Decision
Now that everything has checked out, it's time to seal the deal. Clear up any lingering questions and ask for your representative to provide a signed, written and thoroughly detailed contract.



Tips On Granite, Marble & Stone Contractors in Alameda County 

Keep Your Options Open.
It may seem easier to choose the largest ad in the phonebook, but such anonymity guarantees nothing. If you consider several contractors, you'll get the chance to question them thoroughly and properly measure their abilities and costs against a criteria of your choosing.

Write A Description Of The Job.
Providing a written description of your preferences will ease the process immensely. You'll do better in assessing who the best Alameda County natural stone contractors are in if you can articulate what you want. When each contractor sees the same description, compare each response. This way, you can better judge which gives you the best responses to your consistent description.

Get More Than One Estimate.
You should consult several different Alameda County granite and marble contractors for estimates. You'll begin to see a reasonable price range for the undertaking, as well as get a chance to familiarize yourself with the contractual process.

Get Everything in Writing.
Make sure that your top Alameda County marble and granite contractor can provide you with a written description of the work, pricing, and a timeframe for completion. Included in this document should be a final review and approval of the work. If you do arrive at a dispute about the contractor's work, it can be resolved as quickly as possible.

Do Your Homework Before You Sign An Agreement.
Before you make an agreement official, be sure to check licensing, workers' compensation and liability insurances in addition to any other relevant credentials.

Carefully Choose Your Materials.
More than likely, the contractor of your choosing has extensive knowledge about the nuances of marble and other natural stones, and his input on your particular selection is valuable. But your discretion is paramount. Every piece of marble or granite is unique in color, texture, and durability and most have imperfections, which you may or may not want. Therefore, you'll need to inspect each piece to make sure they all match. After that, you'll need to decide on edges (if any) and finishes for the stone.

Know Your Rights.
Consumers are entitled to certain legal protection, the specifics of which vary with location. Since you're working with contractors in Alameda County, applicable information is available to you at the Web site for the California Department of Consumer Affairs, as well as that of the Contractors State License Board.



Resources About Alameda County Marble, Stone & Granite Contractors 

Associations & Organizations Related to Marble, Stone, Masonry in Alameda County
BBB Better Business Bureau (
BSI Building Stone Institute (
CSLB Contractors State License Board (
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (
Diamond Certified
ISA International Stone Institute (
ISSFA International Solid Surface Fabricator's Association (
MIA Marble Institute of America (
NSSGA National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (
NTC National Training Center for Stone & Masonry Trades (
TMTCA Tile, Marble, Terrazzo Contractors Association (

Media Publications
Building Stone Magazine
Interior Design Magazine
Stone World Magazine

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Marble, Stone and Granite in Alameda County within the following zip codes:

94542, 94618, 94577, 94612, 94623, 94586, 94610, 94539, 94536, 94703, 94701, 94617, 94706, 94601, 94702, 94606, 94604, 94537, 94587, 94555, 94602, 94624, 94705, 94709, 94710, 94661, 94603, 94611, 94501, 94543, 94544, 94580, 94607, 94502, 94560, 94619, 94579, 94605, 94613, 94614, 94546, 94704, 94712, 94545, 94609, 94578, 94588, 94566, 94608, 94615, 94707, 94621, 94662, 94568, 94540, 94550, 94708, 94538, 94541, 94552, 94620, 94557 and 94551





























Granite, Stone, Marble Alameda CA

Hans Thiering Masonry Alameda CA 94501
Perri Marble Alameda CA 94501

Granite, Stone, Marble Albany CA

Berkeley Chimneys Albany CA 94706

Granite, Stone, Marble Berkeley CA

California Native Stone Berkeley CA 94708


Granite, Stone, Marble Castro Valley CA

D Montgomery Masonry Castro Valley CA 94546
E&S Masonry Co Castro Valley CA 94546
West Masonry Castro Valley CA 94546


Granite, Stone, Marble Dublin CA

Bella Granite Dublin CA 94568-2648
Hanson's Masonry Inc Dublin CA 94568


Granite, Stone, Marble Emeryville CA

Granite Expo LLC Emeryville CA 94608

Granite, Stone, Marble Fremont CA

All Architectural Stone Corp Fremont CA 94539
Anchor Masonry Fremont CA 94536
Artist Marble Inc Fremont CA 94538

Granite, Stone, Marble Hayward CA

Bedrosians Marble Hayward CA 94544
European Marble Co Hayward CA 94544
FGY Stone Hayward CA 94544
Fi Granite & Marble Inc Hayward CA 94545
Fortuna Marble & Granite Inc Hayward CA 94544
Goulart Masonry Hayward CA 94545
Jarak Stone Co Hayward CA 94544
Mike Emerson Masonry Hayward CA 94544
New Concept Cultured Marble Hayward CA 94545
Pacific Marble Inc Hayward CA 94545
Stone Etc Inc Hayward CA 94545
Stone Creations Hayward CA 94541

Granite, Stone, Marble Livermore CA

A1 Masonry Livermore CA 94550
Arizona Stone Livermore CA 94551
Creative Masonry Inc Livermore CA 94551
Design Masonry Livermore CA 94551
DRW Masonry Livermore CA 94551
Golden State Stucco Livermore CA 94551
Graceland Marble & Granite Livermore CA 94551
Rivera Masonry Livermore CA 94551
Siena Stone Livermore CA 94551
Sierra Pacific Stone Livermore CA 94551

Granite, Stone, Marble Newark CA

Set Right Marble & Granite Newark CA 94560


Granite, Stone, Marble Oakland CA

B&C Stone Oakland CA 94605
Bayside Marble & Granite Oakland CA 94607
Black Galaxy Marble Oakland CA 94609
Dimensions Marble Oakland CA 94605
Gillman Granite Oakland CA 94607
International Masonry Specialists Oakland CA 94605
Superior Stone Oakland CA 94621

Granite, Stone, Marble Pleasanton CA

Callahan Stone Pleasanton CA 94588
Charles R Suer Masonry Inc Pleasanton CA 94566
JL Simpson Masonry Contractor Pleasanton CA 94566
Liquid Stone Inc Pleasanton CA 94566
Masonry Services Inc Pleasanton CA 94566
Stone Gallery Pleasanton CA 94588


Granite, Stone, Marble San Leandro CA

Amazing Stone, Inc. San Leandro CA 94577
Garcia Stone San Leandro CA 94578
J Dean Ballard Marble San Leandro CA 94577
Marbleman Enterprises Inc San Lorenzo CA 94580
May Tun USA Marble & Granite San Leandro CA 94577
Romarts Marble & Granite San Leandro CA 94577
Superior Stone San Leandro CA 94577






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Resources About Alameda County Marble, Stone & Granite Contractors

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