Licensed, Bonded and Insured - Washington State UBI: 604-418-962

Services we offer:
 Deck rejuvenations include pressure washing, board replacement, rot treatment, sanding and 2 coats of stain/paint.
Fence demo, rebuild and repair, design and installation
Ground level new deck builds and repairs



Products we currently offer: (Please allow proper coordination and timeline for custom projects)
Raised Planter Beds
Ladder Planters

Geometrical wall shelves
Cutting boards 
Montessori Style Climbing Structures
Resin work

Order form HERE


 
What You Can Expect:  


Our business is tailored to suit the needs of local womxn and mothers with core personal values behind every estimate, project and design we take on.


 
These values include: 

Emotional Intelligence:
We respect our clients, ourselves and our employee's time and personal lives. We run our business on relationship building which means establishing trust and meeting people where they're at. We encourage vulnerability with our employees and strive to create safety in a world that is not always safe for us. 

Transparency: Clients will never be blindsided by an unexpected charge or increase on their invoice unless it has been cleared and agreed upon first.

Honesty: Our clients can always expect honesty about the amount of work a project is going to take us, why it will take this long, what our services or products include and a fair price for it.
 
Trust: Many of our clients become friends and we wouldn't have it any other way. 

Reliability and Punctuality: We will show up on time, every time and will communicate if we are ever anticipating delays.

Safety: Most of our exterior projects include the usage of an all natural vegetation safe deck cleaner. More intricate projects like cutting boards are finished with a food grade combination of beeswax, minerail oil and vitamin E. Montesorri style triangles are sanded to 1000 grit and finished with an all natural beeswax for safety of the kiddos! 
 
Communication/Updates: We will update you often and keep in touch throughout the project duration.


             About Me/Us:
 
Originally from Chicago where she spent 25 years, Melissa was born and raised by a single mother with 3 siblings. She moved to Seattle in 2015 to pursue an AmeriCorps opportunity with Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County where she spent a year building homes for low-income immigrant families. Her area of focus was community engagement which she now she infuses into her relationships at La Matriarca. After Habitat, she was recruited as the Director of Outreach for Seattle Pride where she volunteered for 3 years coordinating corporate parade relationships, social media responsibilities and making representing the org publicly. During this period, she was also employed full-time at Mary's Place family shelter as one of their floor staff. From there she made her way to YouthCare, where she worked at the downtown Orion Center as a housing case manager with young people experiencing homelessness. After years of social service and 1 craniotomy and 1 hysterctomy later, she made a decision to switch her career to a more hands on position and took on small business ownership. 

Melissa and her partner, Anjilee started La Matriarca with the intention of creating safety, employment and trust with queer, POC and womxn identifying clients. 

"When you choose to support our work, you are choosing to support a queer owned, POC Indigenous & womxn run business. La Matriarca is the result of many of my ancestors hard work to get to this country and survive in it. I come from a long line of resilient, strong womxn who have overcome generational trauma and oppression their entire lives in hopes one day, life would be better for their children. This business is an ode to those womxn, and the womxn all over the world who make the world a little bit better of a place. To the mothers, the nurturers, the life-givers, I commend and honor you. Thank you for supporting me and my journey. I hope some how in some way, I help to support yours too."

<3 Amo a Todos
Melissa