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Front bucolic drive up to Harvest Inn. New construction

In November 2005, after a three-month hiatus, LeDuc & Dexter’s commercial department was back on the job at the Harvest Inn in St. Helena. Phase one of the project was completed in June. Then the project was stopped during the summer tourist season to accommodate guests at the 54-room wine country resort. Construction noise and […]

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Habitat for Humanity Builder's Blitz 2006

LeDuc & Dexter participated in Sonoma County Habitat for Humanity’s Builder’s Blitz in the summer of 2006. In a five day period from June 5th-9th, Christopherson Homes along with subcontractors and suppliers built a Habitat for Humanity home from the ground up. This event was nationwide with 1,000 home builders building 500 homes in 160 […]

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The original farm home of Earl Baum.

In 2000, Earl Baum donated his farm to the Center for the Blind. His farmhouse, located on Occidental Road in Santa Rosa, became their office and a number of surrounding buildings were added. The staff has grown to 15 people and in 2006 they moved into their new office directly behind the old one, which […]

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Balboa Cafe sign.

Today’s past project brings us back to September 2008 just before the opening of the Balboa Cafe in Mill Valley. The Balboa Cafe Mill Valley continued the Balboa tradition as the “in” place to eat, drink, and make merry. That reference is to the original Balboa Cafe located at Fillmore and Greenwich in San Francisco, […]

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Outside fermentation barn.

The year is 2008, six years after working on the completion of a state-of-the-art fermentation barn for Nickel & Nickel, a premium single vineyard wine producer in the Napa Valley, LeDuc & Dexter Inc’s commercial plumbing department is helping to complete a carbon copy of the original barn right next door. The overall design/build project […]

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LeDuc & Dexter Plumbing Work

High on the hills in Marin County sits a high-end custom home with a whimsical nautical design.  The home is approximately 12,000 square feet, which includes two stories above ground and an underground garage that mirrors the shape and size of the top two floors.  The “garage” also houses a home theater and wine room. […]

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Futo Featured

The Futo Family Estate Winery, hidden in the foothills of the Oakville Appellation in Napa County, has a hidden maze of piping housed in its concrete foundation. This maze of piping is referred to as a mechanical chase instead of a mechanical room because it runs through three sides of the foundation below the fermentation room. […]

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Merry Edwards Winery, situated in the Coopersmith Pinot Noir vineyard near Graton.

The Merry Edwards Winery was under construction in early 2007 and was on track to be crushing grapes by the 2007 harvest season. Located off Hwy. 116, just south of Frei Road and a few minutes from Graton, the winery is situated in the Coopersmith Pinot Noir vineyard and named after Merry Edwards husband. Ken […]

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Windsor Palm shopping center expansion project

LeDuc & Dexter performed tenant improvement work at the Windsor Palms Shopping Center in Windsor. Work began with the shell that consisted of an El Toro’s Market, which is now named Castaneda’s Market Place, and a two-story building wing that is now divided for tenants. LeDuc & Dexter’s tenant improvement included a sanitary waste system […]

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Temple 360

The Congregation Shomrei Torah’s new temple was under construction back in August 2006, on Bennett Valley Road across from Waterfall Towers in Santa Rosa. After months of delays due to heavy spring rains, the hilltop temple has all of the retaining walls that line the driveway in place and the temple walls and roof are being […]

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