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Coates and Associates, Inc. is a third generation hardwood flooring resource. We provide high quality wood flooring milled to exacting specifications, source the unusual, the rare and provide technical support and training.

In 1926 Clifford Coates established of one of America’s oldest wood flooring distribution companies in San Francisco, CA. His son’s, Dick and Jack Coates grew that business into one of the largest in the United States providing wood floor to many landmark buildings, tens of thousands of residences and supplied wood flooring for the national expansion of some of San Francisco’s largest retailers.

Today the third generation is involved in manufacturing, distribution and installation of wood flooring. Christine Coates founded Coates & Associates in 1999 after serving as president of the National Wood Flooring Association and creating a national brand for several international flooring manufacturers. Continuing the family legacy of personal relationships with top mills and wood floor professionals world wide, Coates & Associates employs their knowledge and experience to source the ideal wood floor solution for each client.