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Devoted to Building Excellence, People, and Communities Since 1946

We got our start in 1946 when our founder, Leonard Eckstrom, saw a bright future in drywall.

Today, we are the 8th largest wall and ceiling contractor in the U.S. and our capabilities and services are now all-encompassing. We complete projects on time, on budget, and with supreme quality. Why not be our satisfied client?

Our mission is being devoted to building excellence, people, and communities.

Our goal is to create an innovative culture where dedicated people working together make us the provider of choice for their specialty subcontracting services and the standard by which our competitors are measured.


Talented team members in Northern California


Repeat Clients


Scopes of Work


#1 largest Wall and Ceiling Contractor in California

Core Values

California Drywall’s values represent the key beliefs common among the organization. They are the foundation of how we do business, how we act, how we treat our clients, partners and vendors, and how we work with one another.

Teamwork - "We tackle challenges as a team."

People are California Drywall’s greatest strength. We respect, protect, and advance the interests of our employees. California Drywall people work with one another, customers, and business partners in a spirit of collaboration and trust to tackle the challenges of our business.

Excellence - "We support and push each other to be the best."

We strive for excellence in all we do. It is evident not only in the products and services we deliver, but in how we deliver them. Our employees embody excellence - whether it be in the decisions they make, the products they build, or the service they deliver.

Safety - “We devote ourselves to be leaders in Safety.”

The well-being of people is the most important part of any job that we do. We make Safety and Risk Management part of every decision we make. Safety is not a singular achievement, it is a culture that we create and nurture. At California Drywall, our devotion to education, training and mentorship is the foundation of our Safety culture.

Innovation - "We do things our unique way."

We believe in change and are committed to new and innovative products, technologies, training and procedures to improve our processes, services and management practices, ensuring we stay on top of changes within our industry and the changing needs of our clients. Through our passion for construction and forward thinking, we continuously diversify our skill set to separate us from our competition.

Appreciation - "We celebrate wins, life and each other."

At our core, we believe in recognizing and appreciating every success as a collective victory, cherishing the richness of life’s journey, and supporting and uplifting one another as a tightly knit community.

Since 1946

We got our start more than 75 years ago when our founder, Leonard Eckstrom, saw a bright future in drywall. Today, the California Drywall team has expanded its capabilities and services. We complete projects on time, on budget, and with supreme quality.

Employee Spotlight

“With over 40 years in the trades and having worked at other companies, I'm glad to be a part of the Cal Drywall family. We are forward-thinking organization that invests in training, systems, and equipment that benefit both our customers and employees.”

Tom Secada
Construction Manager (Employee Since 2015)


California Drywall is proudly affiliated with these national and local industry organizations.

Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry

Northern California Carpenters Union

Ceiling and Interior Systems Construction Association

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International

Finishing Contractors Association International

Northern California District Council of Laborers

National Fireproofing Contractors Association

Northern California Painting and Finishing Contractors

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades DC 16

Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association 66

Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association 300

Signatory Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association

Wall and Ceiling Alliance

Wall and Ceiling Bureau