Building Supplies

  • 22 May 2007
  • Anonymous (not verified)

Local hardware stores, flooring, stone, tile, fencing, paint, and salvage yards for old doors, etc.


Classic Ceilings
Tin ceilings
902 E. Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92831
(800) 992.8700


McBride Company
Wood-stripping supplies
4215 Willimet Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90039


South Coast Shingle
2220 E. South Street
Long Beach, CA 90805
Ph. 562-634-7100, 800-540-7626


 Vermont Soapstone Co.
248 Stoughton Pond Road
Perkinsville, VT 05151-0268
(800) 284-5404
(802) 263.9451






Himco Security Products
3326 S. Main Street
Los Angeles, Ca 90007
Mon–Fri 8:00AM-5PM

If what you need is a plain wrought iron or hollow core fence, a steel security door, window bars, or a motorized sliding driveway gate Himco is your basic reliable, fairly inexpensive source.



Home Depot

1675 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Hyde Park Home Depot
1830 W Slauson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90047


Lowe's Home Improvement
Mid City Los Angeles, CA
4550 West Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Phone: (323) 617-9570
Mon. - Sat. 6am- 10pm, Sun 7am- 9pm

Vermont Outlet True Value
2929 S Vermont Ave
Los Angeles , CA 90007-3031

At 30th Street and Vermont Avenue. Wonderful neighborhood hardware store with a surprisingly large selection and knowledgeable staff.


Painting Supplies


Dunn-Edwards Paints
2001 S. Hoover
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Ph: 213-747-9441


Sherwin-Williams Paint
1367 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Ph: 323-365-2471


Plumbing Supplies

The hardware stores above all have extensive plumbing supplies. For more specialized needs see below:

Hirsch Pipe and Supply
3317 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Ph: 323-733-1174

Snyder Diamond
1399 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Mon-Sat 8:30AM-5:30PM, Sun closed

Faucets. Also major appliances. Frankly very very expensive, but may be just what you need.


Salvage Yards

[A good source of period doors.]



Pasadena Architectural Salvage
2600 Foothill Blvd Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

Architectural antiques are the emphasis at Pasadena Architectural Salvage. Re-cycling of beveled glass doors, stained glass windows, fluted columns and claw footed bathtubs offer the creative homeowner, architect or decorator materials and craftsmanship that are no longer available except at Pasadena Architectural Salvage.
Our extensive inventory includes mantels, lighting, plumbing fixtures and door hardware featuring items manufactured circa 1880 to 1930.






Chiarini Marble and Stone
830 E. Washington Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 547-5466

Echeguren Slate
1620 Innes Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
(800) 992.0701
(415) 206.9343




Ann Sacks Tile and Stone
8935 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
T: (310) 273-0700
F: (310) 273-0800
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm


Heath Ceramics
7525 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036


Mission Tile West
853 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030


1227 5th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401