SF Bay Area Salvage Yards

OHMEGA SALVAGE  Eastside store located at 2403 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA: (510) 843-7368; and the Ohmega Salvage General Store located at 2400 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley, CA: (510) 204-0767. Open 10 am-6:30 pm daily, except Sundays from 11 am-6:30 pm. Art, claw-foot tubs, decorative items, fireplace mantels, furniture, lighting fixtures, marble, pedestal sinks, stained glass, windows, wrought iron, interior and exterior doors, in addition to window and door hardware & unique architectural elements.

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ARTEFACT DESIGN & SALVAGE – 23562 Hwy 121 Sonoma, CA 94576. (707) 933-0660. Open 10 am-5 pm daily. Architectural salvage, home and garden décor, fountains, seating and benches, reclaimed furniture tables, vintage and outdoor lighting, statuary, columns, building and garden ornaments, & art and accessories.

THE AWAY STATION  109 Broadway Fairfax, CA 94978. (415)-453-4221. Open 9 am-5 pm daily. Doors, windows, sinks, tubs, roofing, gutters, lumber and flooring, woodwork, mantels, efficient appliances, countertops, cabinets, garden materials, shelving, hard furniture, light fixtures, & tile.

BEYOND WASTE – 605 W. Sierra, Cotati, CA 94931. (707) 792-2555. Open 9 am-2 pm daily. Custom milled wood flooring crafted onsite from reclaimed old-growth lumber. Also, doors, windows, hardware, & other reclaimed building materials.

BUILDING RESOURCES 701 Amador Street, San Francisco, CA. (415) 285-7814. Open 9 am-4:30 pm daily. Lumber, plywood, furniture, marble, bricks, tiles, glass, mirrors, lighting fixtures, plumbing supplies, & hardware.

THE LUMBER BARON500 Cleveland Avenue, Albany, CA. (510) 525-1906. Open Mon.-Fri. 7:30 am-5 pm, Sat. 9 am-3 pm, and closed Sunday. Large selection of new and reclaimed lumber, large timbers, siding, flooring, slabs, pressure treated in Redwood, Cedar, Douglas Fir, & other wood products.

EAST BAY DEPOT FOR CREATIVE REUSE4695 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA. (510) 547-6470. Open 11 am-6 pm daily. Non-profit agency that collects materials and redistributes them to community at low cost, specializing in art materials, books, small furniture, frames, & garden artifacts.

HERITAGE SALVAGE – 1473 Petaluma Blvd. So. Petaluma, CA 94952. (707) 762-6277. Open Mon. 9 am-4 pm, Tue.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm, and Sat 10 am-4 pm. Reclaimed lumber, flooring, hand hewn beams, barn wood, custom tables, & barn doors.

PLACEMAKERS INC.  San Carlos, CA 94070. (650) 273-7530 (call for appointment). Construction, deconstruction and materials: masonry, metal, wood, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, plumbing, electrical, appliances, furnishings, & HVAC.

RAY’S TRADING CO. – 3570 Gravenstein Hwy SO., Sebastopol, CA 95472. (707) 829-9726. Antiques, salvage sinks, doors, plumbing, tubs, windows, & hardware.

RECYCLE TOWN 500 Meacham Road, Petaluma, CA. (707) 795-3660. Open Mon-Sat 7 am-2:30 pm. Specializing in doors, windows, toilets, sinks, & basic household items. Including furniture & cabinets.

THE REUSE PEOPLE – 9235 San Leandro Street, Oakland, CA 94603. (510) 383-1983. Open Mon-Fri 10 am -6 pm, Sat & Sun 10 am-4 pm. Cabinets, doors, fixtures, lumber, plywood, sinks & tubs, windows, bricks, ceramic tile, flooring, garden art & more.

THE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE – Habitat for Humanity’s warehouse with appliances, windows, lighting, bldg. materials, etc. Four Locations : 1. EAST BAY: 9235 San Leandro Street, Oakland, CA 94603. (510) 777-1447 www.habitatebsv.org/restore. Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm/Sat 9 am-5 pm. 2. & 3. SOUTH BAY: 1008 South 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95112. (408) 933-3605. AND 1608 Las Plumas Ave. San Jose, CA 95133. (408) 933-3608. 4. SAN FRANCISCO: 1411 Industrial Road, San Carlos, CA 94070. (650) 847-4000. www.habitatgsf.org/restore. Open Tue-Sat, 10 am -5:30 pm.

THE SINK FACTORY  2140 San Pablo Avenue Berkeley, CA. (510) 540-8193. Open Tue-Sat 9 am-5 pm. Specializing in new and used basins; the full-service company will repair, rebuild, re-chrome or customize any new, salvaged sink or tub.

THIS & THAT – 1701 Rumrill Blvd., San Pablo, CA. (510) 232-1273. Open 8 am-5 pm Mon-Sat. Approx. 40,000 square feet of recycled materials, including doors, wrought iron, trim & molding, plumbing fixtures, lighting, hardware, windows, granite, marble, & lots of building materials.

URBAN ORE – 900 Murray St. (near 7th & Ashby), Berkeley, CA. (510) 841-7283. Open Mon-Sat, 8:30 am-7 pm, and Sunday 10 am-7 pm. Doors, windows, lumber, marble, bricks, tiles, glass, mirrors, molding, lighting fixtures, & hardware. Also a general store with second-hand household items.

BEYOND WASTE –605 W. Sierra, Cotati. (707) 792-2555; fax (707) 792-2565. Open 9 am-2 pm daily. Manufactures and sells flooring made from old-growth Douglas fir rafters; custom makes flooring or paneling; carries entire sets of home windows in casement, including Victorian double-hung windows.

CALIFORNIA MATERIALS EXCHANGE – a FREE, online materials exchange service designed to help businesses, organizations, local governments, industry, schools, and individuals find markets for non-hazardous materials that may otherwise be discarded.

GREEN LYNX(415) 890-5880. A San Francisco & Sonoma Co. based deconstruction, used building materials sales, re-use logistics and green consulting services (25 years of experience).

RAY’S TRADING CO. – 3570 Gravenstein Hwy SO., Sebastopol, CA 95472. (707) 829-9726. Antiques and salvage sinks, doors, plumbing, tubs, windows, & hardware.

SAN PABLO FLEA MARKET – 6100 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA. (510) 594-6820. Odds and ends— everything from old, antique dishes to a wide variety of furniture! Open 10 am-6 pm, 7 days a week. Contact: davis_claude@hotmail.com.

SCRAP (Scrounger’s Center for Reusable Art Parts)– 801 Toland Street, San Francisco. A creative reuse depot and workshop space located in SF; 5,000 square foot warehouse that is organized by type of material: wood, metal, glass, fabric, paper, images, plastic, natural materials, beads and buttons, arts and crafts, toys & more.

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