Ask the Contractors Board...Experts Answer Common Home Improvement Questions
Do you have questions about hiring and managing building contractors? The California Contractors State License Board has answers.
Providing information, planning and qualified contractors to
discriminating residents of the Bay Area, including Oakland,
San Jose and San Francisco.
Call 811 Before You Dig!
Underground Service Alert (USA) is a free service for homeowners,
excavators and professional contractors who are digging, blasting,
trenching, drilling, grading, or excavating.
How to make your home more economical, comfortable, durable,
and environmentally friendly.
Home Depot Sucks
Home Depot is the largest retailer of old growth rainforest wood
in the U.S. For this and other reasons, this site really doesn't
Mobile and store service for your key needs. Complete expert
service for commercial and residential locks. 36 Serra Shopping
Milpitas residents, businesses, property owners and community
groups may borrow these tools free of charge!
Online Express Building Permit Application
Thinking of replacing a water heater? Fixing your roof? Residential
repairs and replacements require a building permit. You can get
Barbar Schneider, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified Feng Shui Consultant, Graduate of the Western School of Feng Shui, Reiki Master Teacher, Member of the American Society of Dowsers. Residential, business, and landscape consultations. Arrange your environment to enhance your life. 408-942-1647.
Calculators and Convertors
These handy tools will help you figure out your materials needed.
Crafts & Supplies
Michaels Arts and Crafts Store
Everything you need to create decorative items for your home
or office. McCarthy Ranch, 136 Ranch Drive, 957-9677.
Burlington Coat Factory - Home Decor
For bedroom, bathroom, dining room, kitchen, home accents, Christopher
Lowell Collection. 1400 Great Mall Dr., 934-9630.
Crain Floor Covering Tools
Manufacturer of professional quality installation tools for carpet,
vinyl and laminate floors.
New project ideas and home improvement tips every month. Near the
Great Mall, (408) 942-7301.
Kelly-Moore's CyberPaint City
Help selecting the right paint for your job. 301 W. Calaveras
Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH)
Ask the website experts at OSH for help with your home
maintenance and improvement problems.
125 N. Milpitas Blvd., 408-945-9555.
DONATE BUILDING MATERIALS
Housing for Independent People
Builds homes for low-income, sick, elderly or disabled individuals.
They accept building materials, carpeting, ceramic tiles, paint
and nearly new appliances. 481 Valley Way, Milpitas, 408-408-941-1850.
Several locations in Milpitas. Estimates and reservations available
online. Containers brought to your location for loading.
Your property will be more protected at Saf Keep than at your
home or apartment. Coupons.
1680 S. Main Street, 957-0500.
Windows and Window
Vernon Hasebe, window covering design consultant. We offer a
great selection of name brand blinds and shades, free in-home
consultation, and "Expert Fit" measuring and installation.
1147 Pescadero St.408-262-3035.