Testimonials - Custom Kitchen and Bath Design - Home Improvement Drafting Services

Gilman Screens & Kitchens

San Francisco Location:
228 Bayshore Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone: 415-550-8848   
Fax: 415-550-8296
Foster City Location:
1031 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Ste D
Foster City, CA 94404
Phone: 650-286-0433   
Fax: 650-286-0434
San Rafael Location:
530 W. Francisco Blvd.
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: 415-455-5363
Fax: 415-455-9497

Mountain View Location:
2039 W. El Camino Real
Mountain View CA 94040
Phone:  650.691.6850  
Fax:  650.691.0981
Burlingame Location:
217 California Drive
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: 650.340.2890
Fax: 650.340.2894
S. San Francisco Location:
Discounted Display Cabinets
175 Utah Ave.
S. San Francisco, CA 94080

Where details make the difference.


Gilman Screens & Kitchens
Foster City, California 94404

Thank you so very, very much for helping us to design the kitchen of our dreams! Thanks to your guidance and expertise, the kitchen came out perfect!

We spend all our time in the kitchen; because it is so beautiful and we love it so much! And it functions just as great as it looks. Despite its small size, there is a place for everything and no more clutter on the counters!

It was great fun working with you to design our kitchen. You made the whole process painless and lots of fun! Your creative solutions to helping us achieve maximum storage capacity are very much appreciated every time we use the kitchen!

We hope you stop by soon to see the finished product—we have finally
unpacked the many boxes we had in storage and are happily using our
new kitchen with much appreciation.

Name Withheld
San Mateo, California


Gilman Screens & Kitchens
Mountain View, California 94040

What can we say?! You are wonderful as the designer of our new kitchen. Kenny said today, as we were admiring our beautiful new room “This is exactly what you told us it would look like.” And that’s true! From the cabinets, to the countertops, to the expert contractor that you recommended—this whole project came together like a charm! A fabulous charm!!! Our many thanks.

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Gilman Screens & Kitchens
Mountain View, California 94040

I can’t thank you enough for all the time, patience and genuine interest you took in our project. It was great working with someone with your expertise and a true professional in the field. You treated Michael and I, and our project, with the care and respect that made us a “satisfied customer”.
Thank you!
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Ms. Barbra Bright
Gilman Screens & Kitchens
228 Bayshore Blvd
San Francisco, California 94124

Dear Barbra,

My kitchen contractors are finishing the last bit of my remodeled kitchen today, and I feel obligated to write to you and express my thanks and satisfaction once again to you and Gilman Screens & Kitchens.

Earlier this year I went into the Home Depot EXPO Design store in Oakland with money in my checking account and ready to spend it all
on a new kitchen. The people there were utterly apathetic and had no
interest whatsoever in my plans. I thought it was a problem with the Oakland store, so I drove to the EXPO Design in East Palo Alto hoping
to get better treatment. They were exactly the same: no personal attention and no interest in my plans or satisfaction. Then I went to Lowe’s in San Bruno and got pretty much the same treatment.

Nobody would talk to me unless I called to make an appointment, and
they seemed interested only in selling me cabinets and then washing
their hands of my project. I came home very dejected and remembered that my neighbor had purchased his cabinets from Gilman in 2001. So I drove down and met you. What a difference! You were delighted to talk to me, showed
real interest in my kitchen plans, and gave me personal attention that made my whole remodeling project easy.

You may remember the original state of my kitchen. The previous
owner had let the kitchen deteriorate for decades, and it was in such
bad shape that I thought remodeling would take at least six months.
The pastor of my church, who normally never says anything negative,
actually described my kitchen as “scary”.

But wow! Your design was right on target. It’s a brilliant fusion of beauty and functionality. The DeWils cherry cabinets are gorgeous, and your help in selecting countertops has made my kitchen so dazzling that I literally stand in my hallway and admire it. Best of all, you took completer problem ownership of my project, and I never had to worry that I would be left hanging with some unexpected disaster. The contractor you recommended was swift, professional, and unbelievably competent.

Many of my friends have gone through kitchen remodeling, and most of
them describe it as a harrowing experience that drags on for months and months and involves shoddy work. My experience with Gilman’s and (the recommended contractor) was exactly opposite, and I cannot possibly exaggerate my satisfaction with your work.

Please feel free to use me as a reference for your prospective customers. If the contact me, I will not only describe my positive experiences with you but will also invite them over to my kitchen so they can see for themselves why I am so happy.


Name Withheld
San Francisco

Mr. Larry Lowenthal
Gilman Screens & Kitchens
228 Bayshore Blvd.
San Francisco, California 94124

Dear Mr. Lowenthal,

I wanted to take a moment to express my thanks for the wonderful service I had received from your company in obtaining new Closet Cabinets for my home.

Having been in the construction business for a number of years I am aware of the difficulties that can crop up in projects of this type. I greatly appreciated the assistance offered by Barbara Bright in selecting the cabinets and with her knowledge of alternates available. I was also impressed with her follow up on the ordering and installation.

When the economy picks up and I can start my kitchen remodeling you
can be sure I will be asking for her assistance again.


Name Withheld
San Francisco, California

C.J Lowenthal
Gilman Screens & Kitchens
1031 East Hillsdale Blvd.
Foster City, California 94404

Dear C.J.

I just wanted to drop you this short note to let you know how thrilled we are with our cabinets. Thank you for all the patience and expertise you brought to our project. I now know why you were so detail oriented and exact. It’s amazing how they all fit perfectly and look beautiful. Rick is fortunate to have you on his list of suppliers!
Thanks again,

Name Withheld
Portola Valley, California


228 Bayshore Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94124

Dear Carolyn:

We finally moved in on October 7th. Needless to say, it took time to really make the house into our home.

We would like to thank you for your help in turning the old rectangular, outdated, kitchen into this retro, functional, beautiful space.

Your cabinets realy went well with everything else we chose.

Thank you, to you and the folks at Canyon Creek.

Name Withheld
San Francisco, CA


Mr. Larry Lowenthal
Gilman Screens & Kitchens
228 Bayshore Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94124

Dear Mr. Lowenthal:

We recently purchased new cabinets and counters from Gilman as part of a kitchen remodel. One of your employees helped us with the design and layout of our new kitchen.

We consider ourselves very fortunate to have met her. She is an outstanding salesperson, and her help went far beyond anyone's
definition of good service. Of her own accord (and on her own time), she came by our house on four separate occasions to help us work out the kitchen design. She was unbelievably patient and helpful as we modified our plan, and helped us come up with something that we are truly happy with.

We had a major setback when our contractor walked out very suddenly in the middle of our job. She was immediately on top of the situation, helping us work out everything until we hired a new contractor. When we decided to order some additional cabinets for our bathroom and hall, she researched the options for us, and made valuable recommendations.

She embodies everything that an excellent salesperson should be. She is extremely intelligent, knowledgeable, friendly, and responsive. She takes a personal interest and goes to great lengths to work out the best possible plan. We believe she is a tremendous asset to your company, and enhances Gilman's already excellent reputation.


Name Withheld
San Francisco, CA


Hi Este,

We'd love for you to see how your design came to life. We've already had a few visitors to see it and they've loved all the touches such as the book shelves, lazy susan(s), glass door cabinets, and the trash drawer opener. It really is a joy to be in now and we both love it.

We feel so lucky that we were able to work with you and your recommendation for Dan was perfect. He was exactly the kind of contractor we wanted for the job. Thank you for all your help with this project - we couldn't have done it without you!

Best wishes,
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