Now celebrating its 90th Anniversary, Peninsula Building Materials Co. continues to be the premier supplier of natural stone and brick to customers throughout Northern California.
PBM earns its distinguished reputation through product expertise, honest communication and its selection of top quality materials.
These core principles continue to make us the preferred choice of architects, designers and homeowners for projects ranging from landscaping and luxury homes to corporate campuses.
We invite you to view more than 200 varieties of masonry beautifully installed in our Masonry Showroom.
Whether you are a homeowner, interior designer, contractor, homebuilder, or architect, we offer you the ability to browse and compare products allowing for successful communication and project collaboration because you can physically show the person you are working with the specific displays that you love (or even don’t love). Under one roof, you can gain a better understanding of what is available and what products work best for certain applications, making your design process both enjoyable and efficient.
Complete with consulting rooms, you can discuss a project with your professional or a staff member. PBM is dedicated to serving customers and finding materials for any home and budget.
You can also see our full line of masonry and landscape products at any of our four PBM Greater Bay Area yard locations.
We welcome you to Peninsula Building Materials. How may we be of service?
Address: 2490 Charleston Rd Mountain View, California 94043
Phone: (650) 365-8500
Address: 109 Seaport Blvd., Redwood City, CA 94063
Address: 1175 Aster Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Address: 13755 Llagas Ave., San Martin, CA 95046
Address: 6610 Brisa St., Livermore, CA 94550
Looking For Some Inspiration? Masonry Offers Unlimited Design Possibilities
There’s a reason why many of the world’s significant architectural achievements were built with masonry. Architects and builders choose masonry because of its beauty, design versatility, and durability, making it an ideal selection for any area of the home, both indoors and out. Whether using natural stone, brick, stone veneer, or manufactured stone, the application of the appropriate materials can enhance the overall appearance of any environment. Not to mention, it’s recyclable and extremely environmentally friendly.
However, it’s all too common for both homeowners and professionals to feel unsure about which materials should be used where. Because there are so many different variations when it comes to masonry materials, it can be a challenge to conceptualize the preferable outcome.
Before starting your masonry project, you should become familiar with the available products and their benefits.
Stone is finding its way inside the home because it provides a sense of permanence and calmness. Both natural stone and brick are fabulous for just about any area because they are classic, timeless, and built to last.
Paving an outdoor living space, front walkway or driveway is a modern way to add some warmth and sophistication. A popular choice is natural bluestone, which is a quarried product often coming from the East Coast. It can come in a variety of colors, cuts and finishes depending on your use and look. Flagstone, limestone, slate are other gorgeous paving choices that can compliment a variety of styles. Concrete pavers are used in driveways because they are built to take heavy loads, but give your home a finished and elegant look.
Another example is stone veneer, which offers the beauty of real stone, but its thinner profile overcomes the need for additional structural reinforcement. Thin veneer often can be applied over existing masonry, added as an interior accent wall, to a kitchen backsplash or island, fireplaces and much more.
Once you are familiar with your masonry choices, the second most crucial step is finding a showroom that allows you to visualize exactly what will work best for your project.
Imagine a location that displays hundreds of laid-in-place pieces of natural stone and brick, manufactured stone exhibits, and concrete paver samples in action that you can touch, feel, and get a concept of how it will actually look in your own home. Having the chance to see the beauty of masonry for yourself allows you to gain inspiration, ideas and imagine what your own project could look like. A professional masonry shop often allows you to check out samples, find and compare complementary products, and receive the necessary general information about pricing and timing of delivered products to help make your project what you want it to be. This invaluable experience makes your masonry vision tangible so you can turn those ideas into reality.
Whether you are a homeowner, interior designer, contractor, homebuilder, or architect, the ability to browse and compare products allows for successful communication and project collaboration because you can physically show the person you are working with the specific displays that you love (or even don’t love). Under one roof, you can gain a better understanding of what is available and what products work best for certain applications, making your design process both enjoyable and efficient.
Locally, Peninsula Building Materials offers this exact type of showroom where you can view more than 200 varieties of masonry, beautifully installed and ready to experience. Complete with consulting rooms, you can discuss a project with your professional or a staff member. PBM is dedicated to serving customers and finding materials for any home and budget.
Visit their expansive showroom at 2490 Charleston Road in Mountain View, open Tuesday-Saturday, and browse displayed products from all over the world. You can also see their full line of masonry and landscape products at any of the four PBM Greater Bay Area yard locations in Redwood City, Sunnyvale, San Martin and Livermore, open Monday–Friday. For more information, you can call them at 877-282-0522 or visit www.pbm1923.com.