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Rafael Floors, Abbey Carpet Center offers a variety of floor coverings to residential clients in Marin County and San Francisco, including laminate, hardwood and vinyl floors; natural flooring (wool, cork, seagrass, bamboo); and carpet. The company’s 5,000-square-foot San Rafael showroom allows customers to view its products in a full range of styles and colors.
Since opening its doors in 1957, Rafael Floors has been inducted into the Best of Marin Hall of Fame and has earned several local awards, including Pacific Sun’s “Best of Marin – Carpet Store” 13 times and “Best of Marin – Hardwood Flooring” seven times. Owners Ron Leach and Steve Villa have a long history with the company—Mr. Leach started in 1962 and Mr. Villa joined in 1978.
Rafael Floors’ employees hold designations such as CFS (Certified Flooring Specialists) and CFI (Certified Flooring Installers), and they train continuously to keep updated on the latest industry trends and product and installation techniques.
“Our success is due to our professional, well-trained salespeople and our in-house installation force, all of whom make it their priority to take special care of our customers. We’re proud that 80 percent of our business comes from referrals and those who return to us for their flooring needs. We like to provide our customers with special touches, such as thank-you cards and ‘installation anniversary cards’ that remind them how their flooring has endured the test of time.”
Serving all of Marin County and San Francisco including San Rafael, Mill Valley, San Anselmo, Larkspur, Corte Madera, Tiburon, Sausalito, Fairfax
Floor Covering Sales
Installation and Refinishing
Full Range of Styles & Colors
Carpeting: Wool, Sisal, Seagrass
Flooring: Vinyl, Hardwood, Laminate, Bamboo
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"To use them""They were very good workers and easy to work with."
"They pleased us very much, and they worked with us. They were very patient while we made up our mind.""Their service, they have been around for a long time, and they know what they are doing."
"They are the best.""They got the job done, and they did what they said they were going to do."
"Very cost effective, very helpful, and high quality""I just don't have to shop any place else. I call them, and they jump in and take care of the problem."
"They were fast, efficient, friendly, and they did a great job.""They came when they said they were coming, and they were very efficient. They actually finished before they said they were going to finish, and they did a beautiful job."
"We were very happy with the service. It couldn't have been nicer. We were very happy with quality. The subcontractor who did the installation was marvelous.""The service, they were helpful and not pushy. I was completely satisfied."
"Make sure that you get the Rafael Floors guys as opposed to the subcontractors.""The quality of the work"
"I would highly recommend them. They were professional, provided good expertise, and they were really focused on giving us the job that we wanted.""Their excellent service, I liked everything. The job, the scheduling, and the people arriving on time to clean up, everything was terrific."
"They were so efficient, and I just loved the job that they did.""Their efficiency"
"They were great to work with.""Flexibility, knowledge of products, and we had some problems with the installation. They were good with that."
"I would tell people to check them out. Although, they can be expensive.""I was happy with it."
"They were professional, they did exactly what they said they would, and the quality was outstanding. They know their stuff, and the customer service is excellent.""They were responsive, they answered all of my questions, and they didn't seem inpatient when I had questions. They were competitively priced, and they were professional from start to finish. I hate surveys and wouldn't have done it if they weren't as good."
"They were great, fast, simple, and efficient.""How everything was nicely displayed, and the man who helped me was super helpful."
"They were great.""Steve was a great person to work with."
"It was not the least expensive, but it was by far the best quality and best service.""Our salesman, Robert, was honest and friendly. He was helpful, and he was diligent."
"I would recommend them. I have been very satisfied with their services with installing and refinishing floors for me.""Professional, they follow through, they return calls, and they are very personable. He works with you."
"Excellent value, good quality work, polite workmen, and they were on time. They went out of their way to help me.""They seemed like an honest and good company."
"They are very honest, and they try to do the best job possible. I am very satisfied.""They were just very accommodating, and they took care of all of my needs."
"Their personal service is great.""I like the personal service. I think they've gone above and beyond to satisfy their customers."
"I think their sales manager, Maggie, is very good. The installation was high quality and the quality of the carpets was great.""The overall service was very good."