Portlock Drywall

4.17 | 137 Verified Ratings
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3042 Hillside Court
Fairfield, CA 94533
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Portlock Drywall

Portlock Drywall is a client-focused company with more than 30 years in the drywall and plaster business, so we�re experts at installing and repairing any kind of plaster or drywall in all types of homes. It is our goal to provide our customers with outstanding services that will meet or exceed their expectations in a timely and fiscally responsible manner. We serve Berkeley, San Francisco, and the surrounding areas.


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Service Area

  • Sacramento
  • San Francisco
  • Oakland
  • Stockton
  • Berkeley
  • Richmond
  • Concord
  • Hayward
  • Santa Rosa
  • Petaluma
  • San Rafael
  • Piedmont
  • Novato
  • Vallejo
  • Tracy
  • Elk Grove
  • West Sacramento
  • Rancho Cordova
  • Walnut Creek
  • Cotati
  • Daly City
  • Napa
  • Fairfield
  • Moraga
  • San Pablo
  • San Anselmo
  • Vacaville
  • Rohnert Park
  • Citrus Heights
  • Albany
  • San Leandro
  • Davis
  • Pleasanton
  • Angwin
  • Antioch
  • American Canyon
  • San Quentin
  • South San Francisco
  • Mill Valley
  • Woodland
  • Discovery Bay
  • San Ramon
  • Fairfax
  • Lodi
  • Sebastopol
  • El Sobrante
  • Carmichael
  • Larkspur
  • Sausalito
  • Suisun City
  • Livermore
  • Kenwood
  • Alameda
  • Castro Valley
  • Byron
  • Emeryville
  • Greenbrae
  • Danville
  • Corte Madera
  • Rodeo
  • Inverness
  • Middletown
  • Capay
  • Diablo
  • Knightsen
  • Vineburg
  • El Cerrito
  • Graton
  • French Camp
  • Sonoma
  • North Highlands
  • Rio Linda
  • Pope Valley
  • Courtland
  • Elverta
  • Port Costa
  • Brisbane
  • Nicasio
  • Mountain House
  • Knights Landing
  • Madison
  • Rio Vista
  • Winters
  • Travis AFB
  • Canyon
  • Saint Helena
  • Hidden Valley Lake
  • Orinda
  • Rutherford
  • Forest Knolls
  • Clarksburg
  • Oakley
  • Rumsey
  • Eldridge
  • Brentwood
  • Arbuckle
  • Woodbridge
  • Brooks
  • Elmira
  • Fremont
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Services Offered

Drywall & Plaster
  • Drywall Install

Areas of Expertise

  • Drywall
  • Plaster

Quick Facts

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  • Free Estimates
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 1970
State Licensing
Trade: C-09 Drywall
License #: 816500
Expiration: 01-31-2023
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Portlock Drywall

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3.0   |  
Review by in San Francisco, CA
Project: Install Drywall
I hired Gerald to tape and sand a room and a half bath. His quote came in a little bit higher than average but, it seemed reasonable. He was available the next day and taped most of the room. It was odd that he didn't just finish - they got there at 10 and left at 3. It looked pretty rough and I was worried. After it dried, he had his guy come back to sand and then add more mud to finish off. It still didn't look that great. Then Gerald came back a third time to sand again and 'clean up' but, he also added more mud. I had to ask specifically to smooth out rough spots that should've just been done as part of a normal job. After a closer look there are tons more I have to sand out and he left me a lot of cleanup. Along the way he fed me bullshit about 'hot mud' that you can sand after 30 minutes and 'primer that gives you a level 5 finish'. It's bullshit. Good drywall pros can tape a room and a half in one day and sand + cleanup in a half day. The work is mediocre. Do yourself a favor and look elsewhere.

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5.0   |  
Review by in San Francisco, CA
Project: Install Drywall
Responded to request for an estimate quickly, did a great job with installing sheet rock, would highly recommend.
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3.33   |  
Review by in San Francisco, CA
Project: Install Drywall
Good price. Work was done quickly.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Corte Madera, CA
Project: Install Drywall
He showed up on time, gave a good price and went above and beyond my expectations
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5.0   |  
Review by in San Francisco, CA
Project: Install Drywall
portlock drywall is excellent. mr.portlock is very personable, polite reasonable and best of all--very punctual. i can happily endorse portlock dry wall. mr. portlock does all the critical work himself.
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1.0   |  
Review by in Richmond, CA
Project: Install Drywall
Ge did a quick fast job, problem: did not complete for detail and ready painting (I wanted the wall smooth because it was for the kitchen and walls were not smooth even though he claimed they were 'SMOOOOTH') DID GET THE JOB DONE QUICKLY. Finish detail was not as expected. Boyfriend had to complete and sand walls smooth for painting.

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4.0   |  
Review by in San Francisco, CA
Project: Install Drywall
Portlock Drywall did a very professional job installing drywall. They arrived timely, performed the job in the timeframe promised and left the unit clean.
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2.0   |  
Review by in Berkeley, CA
Project: Repair Plaster
I should have checked more carefully -- sloppy and incomplete work -- if you see this, Gerald. come back and fix and I'll rewrite this evaluation Paula D.
Response by Portlock Drywall: all work was completed in a workmanlike manner and work was check out and approved by homeowner and finale payment was given next day homeowner called and said that more work needed to be done that was not in contract and that she was not going to pay for extra work she was informed if she would pay for extra work I would return she refused to pay extra so I did'nt return
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5.0   |  
Review by in San Francisco, CA
Project: Repair Plaster
Gerald did an excellent job and he was fun to boot!
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4.0   |  
Review by in Redwood City, CA
Project: Repair Plaster
had to come twice because we missed a spot --but competent, on-time and friendly.
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