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Our Showroom is located at 8001 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, CA 94621. We have 38 burning gas fireplaces and many live electric fireplaces on display.

Kidd Fireplace has been serving San Francisco Bay Area communities since 2004.

Our business model is to complement your Internet research with our website so that you can include our product offering in your evaluation. If you decide to consider purchasing one of our products, we offer a level of personalized one-on-one attention not available to you through Internet sales. You may come to our showroom for an expert consultation, and see examples of the fireplaces that we sell.

Every one of us here at Kidd Fireplace HATES "hard sell" tactics, and therefore we practice "Do unto others as you would have others do unto you". Our business is in a geographical area -- the San Francisco Bay area -- populated with smart, intelligent consumers. We respect our Customer: we treat you as a peer with whom we are consulting and we act with integrity.

Fireplace products are technical as well as aesthetic products: the consumer must consider numerous factors. Our sales strategy is to provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.

We help you with your purchase decision, including analyzing your physical site as to which products are technically feasible. Fireplaces have site specific constraints, requirements and technical knowledge related to building codes, safety standards, as well as physical fit and venting constraints of your particular space.

Kidd Fireplace supports the families of services techs, installation crews, and office support staff. Unlike many installers and service techs in this industry, we are completely legal, licensed, and insured. We are experts. We do not sub contract. If you purchase from us, every person you interact with is our trusted employee.

We service all fireplaces that we sell, personally honoring all warranties. In addition, we have a Fireplace Service Department that services almost every brand of fireplace in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our Fireplace Service has a 30 days warranty.

Our fireplace sales, installation, and service employees are exemplary in their technical knowledge of gas, pellet, and wood hearth systems, and in their knowledge of construction and safety standards. They are well-trained and understand the technical requirements for a safe and well-structured installation.

Randy Kidd - Partner, Service and Maintenance Manager

Randy is a superior fireplace service technician who has successfully repaired almost every brand of fireplace. Randy has 20 years experience in the building trades, including construction, deck design and building, wiring, and plumbing. This broad background provides him with a solid foundation for the plumbing, wiring and construction that installation often requires. Randy enjoys the challenges of fireplace installation and repair which often need good analysis, creative thinking, and resourceful problem solving. Randy started Kidd Fireplace several years ago because he enjoys the independence of being a business owner. Randy is proud to be NFI Certified in Gas Hearth Systems.

Kevin Fisher - Partner, Installation Manager, Sales, Business Development

Kevin is an expert in fireplace with in-depth knowledge of the products and installation requirements. Kevin joined Kidd Fireplace in 2005 to help Randy grow the business. Kevin has degrees in engineering and started his engineering career at Sylvania, and later Milton Bradley. Twenty-four years ago, Kevin started a small chain of restaurants in western Massachusetts, and he was a partner in a medical supplies business, and a metal fabrication business. Kevin now contributes his business savvy to developing Kidd Fireplace, including establishing processes that help the business run more efficiently and that contribute to quality work and customer satisfaction.

Dee Fisher - Partner, Business Process and Infrastructure Development

Dee joined Kidd Fireplace in 2009, implementing latest-technology systems for field work order scheduling, tracking and management. Although she has a BS degree in Political Science and a Masters in Urban Planning, Dee's passion is in being an entrepreneur. Dee has worked with Kevin and Randy to put into place computer systems and business processes that improve operational capacity and help us to better serve our customers. Dee has over 20 years experience as a computer programmer, technical writer, Information Technology engineer, and as a consultant for Business Process analysis and improvement. She is especially proud to be NFI Certified in Gas Hearth Systems.

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Every dollar spent with Kidd is worth it!

Every dollar spent with Kidd is worth it!

We strongly recommend Kidd Fireplace Services. Kevin did an excellent job in explaining the various options and trade-offs for fireplace inserts,...
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No one better in the Bay Area!

No one better in the Bay Area!

I have valued the expertise and commitment towards customer care and satisfaction that Kidd Services has provided over the years. Any questions or...
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