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We're delighted to present our Tradeswomen Directory! 

This is an ever evolving list which was spurred by frequent requests from people seeking women plumbers, carpenters, contractors and other skilled trades.  

All listings are women owned and operated.  

There are two categories. Skilled Trades and Other Categories, Women-owned Businesses. 


All skilled trades listings are licensed & bonded.  

These are complementary listings only and not endorsed by Washington Women in Trades.

For a simple list of questions to ask a contractor, see this link from This Old House


Would you like to have your business listed in our directory?

It's so easy!  Please fill out this form and we'll add you to the list. 

Here's the link

Skilled Trades/Women Owned


We specialize in residential remodeling and home repairs. Established in 2010. 

We love working with women homeowners who have had less-than-pleasant experiences with male contractors and now need a supportive team to help with their remodel projects. Our number one goal is to provide excellent customer service coupled with transparent communication and outstanding quality workmanship.

(206) 478-2019

Leone Enterprises LLC 

Leone Enterprises is an owner operated handywoman business. As a Samuel Gompers graduate with over 40 years of carpentry experience, I am now focusing on minor home projects in the carpentry realm - no job too small - and interior house painting. Accepting work in Bellingham and Whatcom County.

(360) 920-0874


Residential design, general contracting, and project management services.

Founded by Nikki Demers-Changelo, RA in 2012
Architect License 10576
GC License BUILDDB*793D9
Real Estate License 26513

(206) 271-1267

Ballard Natural Gas

We provide superior heating and cooling service and repair as well as HVAC system maintenance, repair and duct cleaning services. 

For over 20 years, Ballard Natural Gas Service has provided the highest quality services for your home. 

You can take comfort in knowing that we will treat your air conditioner, furnace, water heater, ducts or gas fireplace the same way we would treat our own, with the best care and highest quality professionalism. We treat you like family.

(206) 784-8101

Batgirl Backflow Testing, LLC

Batgirl Backflow Testing is a woman-owned and fully licensed and bonded backflow testing and repair company. Our #1 goal is to protect the drinking water and public health.

(206) 948-0484

Chuckanut Builders is a Bellingham-based general contractor. They complete residential remodeling & new construction projects in Bellingham’s core neighborhoods. In addition, they renovate boutique, commercial & tenant improvement projects. On all of their projects they focus on building durability and occupant health, by using high performance building methods; selecting authentic, durable materials; and using time tested building techniques.

Chuckanut Builders believes that companies can, and should be, a force for good. They harness the power of their business to create a positive impact for employees, the community and the environment.


is a full-service outfit for custom metalwork. Our specialty is luxury furniture, architectural projects and home accessories. From design to fabrication, finish and installation, we strive to push the boundary of possibility while meeting every parameter of our clients' needs. Our commitment is to craftsmanship, unique design and customer service every step of the way because we aim to exceed client expectations. 

(206) 267-8467 

Great Northwest Electric, LLC 

We are a woman owned and operated union electrical contractor. We do small to medium sized commercial, & all sizes of residential jobs, with a great on call service team as well. We are local, and care about our community.

(206) 771-9848 

Intentional Painting. 

We are a small agile team of professional painters dedicated to our craft, with over 15 years in the field.

Interior and exterior painting

Concrete and wood staining and preservation

Rot fix experts

Minor sheet rock repair and skim-coating

Pressure washing

Murals and specialty finishes

(206) 334-5111

La Matriarca Woodworkings

Specializing in deck refinishing, resurfacing & new construction and custom woodworking 
We’ve developed a complete wood care system to address water damage and rot and ultimately provide a safe, well-protected finish on outdoor structures. We work to bring the color back to old faded wood and seal with an exterior finish to protect it in the future.
We offer new deck builds and re-surfacing complete with 3D renderings and coordination with our Project Directors before and during your build. 
We specialize in custom woodwork including River tables, Live Edge furniture, cutting & serving boards, cedar planter beds and climbing triangles.


Maria Rose Forsythe, LLC

I am a residential contractor working in and around Bellingham, Washington. I do everything from bathroom remodels to small household fixes. I have been working in the construction industry for the past 10 years and have developed skills in many areas in that time including but not limited to tiling, painting, trim work, sheetrock repair and flooring install. I understand that having work done in your home can feel intrusive and I strive to be as communicative and respectful of your space as possible.

(952) 297-7466

Mistur Metals and Patinaworks 

specializes in high end patinas on all metals.

Traditional and custom available. We also fabricate architectural and decorative elements. Including custom patina’d metal wall cladding, fireplace surrounds, custom furniture and much more.

(206) 841-3501

Sheldon's Handyman

We LISTEN first, then work. Home Handyman Services from Fence Install and Repair to Bathroom and Kitchen updates. Painting, Drywall repair, Pressure Washing, New Fence, New Deck, Repair Deck, Deck Staining, Deck Painting, Fence Staining, Fence Painting, Yard clean up, Trim install, New Shed, Repair Shed, Stain or Paint Shed Assemble Furniture, Install Garage Cabinets or Floors, Cabinet Painting, Cabinet Refacing, Small Tree Removal, Herbal and Homeopathic Plant, Garden, Lawn and Tree Care, Edible Landscaping Installation and Care, Herbal and Homeopathic Livestock and Farm care, Gutter Cleaning, Tiling, Flooring, Luxury Plank Vinyl, Junk Removal, Handicap ramps, what do you need?

(360) 999-9066

Shooting Star Gardens

We specialize in residential landscape design and installation,  Established in 2002. we love working with women homeowners / small business owners who want to have a contractor who will listen and create an oasis for them, their families and clients.  How we differ from other contractors: We listen, we are creative, and we clean up after ourselves.  Seems so simple, but we hear over and over again that those qualities set us apart.  Our number one goal is to provide excellent customer service coupled with transparent communication and outstanding quality.

(206) 383-6498

Taurus Home Inspections 

provides residential home inspections and structural pest inspections in King, Pierce & Snohomish counties. Home inspections help clients understand the basics of home maintenance and identify any defects that could influence decisions about buying or selling a home. Electronic reports delivered same day.

 (206) 676-0023

Tribal Electric LLC is the only queer women of color owned and operated union electrical contractor in the state of Washington. We pride ourselves on quality work with a focus on safety and customer service. We specialize in commercial and residential troubleshooting, remodels, additions, tenant improvements, lighting upgrades, inspections and inspection corrections. We have OMWBE status and are happy to assist our communities in any way we can. Check us out on Facebook @Tribalelectricseattle to see what we are up to.

(206) 880-5828

Veritas Electric, LLC. 

Woman owned Seattle based electrical contractor with 23 years of experience in the electrical industry. 

Our focus is on quality installations for commercial and residential projects. 

Our services include remodels, new construction, troubleshooting, electrical vehicle chargers, low voltage cabling and more.  

206-755-0209 •

Washington Iron Works, Inc. We do structural steel for schools, both in the shop and in the field. and are a federal contractor. We also do office buildings, stores, and other private sector jobs. We've been in business for over 30 years and are located in Oak Harbor, WA. We are an EEO and welcome women, vets, and all other minorities to work with us!

(360) 679-4868


This series of photos was taken in 2013, at NW Folklife where WWIT presented a Rosie the Riveter Panel.


Somehow, Peggy Cook (Rosie) and Scout (stage manager) challenged each other to an arm wrestling match. As you can see, the competition was pretty fierce. 

No, we do not know who won.


Other Categories/Women Owned

AG Washington Web/IYBS Loca

We EDUCATE small business owners to help them STRATEGIZE and OPTIMIZE their digital marketing campaigns for business growth.
Our portfolio of services include website design, website support and maintenance services, online reputation marketing, digital marketing training and education, social media posting, text message marketing, web video creation and video marketing.

Canvas Design Group is a principal distributor for Sport Systems Custom Bag Corp., a family owned manufacturer of textile bags and portfolios. All of our products are custom Made In America and union friendly and decorated to the clients specifications. Workmanship quality and customer service are our first
consideration. Our bags are excellent for apprentice graduation and membership pride! We seek to have our excellent products in union locals

Copper Boom Design

is a one-woman, independent, residential interior designer who focuses on community: the homes that make Seattle unique and the people that love and live within them. Principal Designer, Andrea Krajeski, has a passion for Seattle's domestic history of the homes that were built during the turn of the 20th century, how they were built/used back then and how we use them today. She works one-on-one with her clients to create personalized spaces on their timeline and budget.

IYBS Local

We provide online marketing services to business owners; we also love helping women business owners and veteran business owners. 
We help you unleash the power and advantages that digital marketing can bring to your business.  
You need to increase your business sales.  
We can help you Drive more leads, Convert leads into sales, and Optimize your spend, so that you are only spending your dollars on what is working.
We help you accomplish your goals through marketing automation, inbound marketing and hyper-personalized conversations with your leads and your customers.

(425) 272-5932

Lowlands Farm 

is a small flower and produce farm located in beautiful Snohomish, Washington. We use organic and sustainable farming practices to care for the land and resources, ensuring that only the highest quality products reach our customers. Stewardship of the farm means not only caring for the land, but also cultivating community and providing a living wage for our farmers and staff.

(360) 223-2717

Founded and led by Financial Advisor Janice Hammond, Sunrise Financial Services is a 100% locally owned, independent financial firm serving the greater Seattle area that can help guide you through both the financial and insurance worlds.
Our clients come to us to focus on retirement income planning and wealth management, financial guidance and servicing retirees and those nearing retirement. We are dedicated to working with our clients to develop the best strategies for their future financial goals and retirement. We build long-term relationships, which allows us the opportunity to best serve our clients.

(206) 420-8520

Securities and advisory services offered through Madison Avenue Securities, LLC. (MAS), Member FINRA/SIPC and a Registered Investment Advisor. MAS and Sunrise Financial Services are not affiliated companies.

Becka Makes Buttons. 

Custom pin-back button business, owned and operated by a woman. Becka is a journey level laborer and a construction safety professional. She’s been making buttons for bands, businesses, schools, events, memorials, weddings, and more since 2011. With a strong eye for detail, all her buttons are hand pressed, made with USA made Tecre products and parts. Highest quality for the lowest priced hand pressed buttons you’ll find in the Northwest.


Construction Credit Corporation

We help contractors, materials and labor suppliers in the Construction Industry secure their rights to collect on what is owed to them through the filing of Notices, Liens and Claims on Bonds. Unfortunately, it's not always enough to have just a signed contract, proper use of these legal instruments can help insure that you get PAID for the work or supplies you provided. If you are unfamiliar with these subjects, check out our website for helpful information or give us a call!

(206) 624-5877

Culler Video Production

Full service video production and editing services. Sarah is also a certified drone pilot and has been shooting and editing videos for over 20 years. Need a video for your business? Give Sarah a call today!

Elegant Simplicity 

is an award-winning full-service interior design + professional organizing firm in Seattle + Bellevue, Washington. By blending education, organization, and design, we have created a proven methodology that empowers families to make their homes the place they never want to leave.

800 5th Ave #101-A, Seattle, WA  98104

(206) 984-8292

Kim Mulligan Realtor Green

Former Tile Setter, now Realtor putting forward the idea of quality building. With Engel & Voelker Real Estate serving buyers, sellers, and investors. I encourage and teach my buyers to learn about building systems and to ignore the staging, while encouraging my sellers to think how different household can use their space in the marketing. I am a nationally recognized Realtor GREEN who expertly puts homes with green features in front of those looking for better living environments. Always having the wants and need of my clients in front of my own. A longtime member of the NW EcoBuilding Guild.

(206) 579-9066

North Shore Business Solutions, LLC prrovides CFO, and bookkeeping services to women in contruction. Our aim is to help people grow and reduce stress while growing. We offer payroll and tax solutions.

(360) 477-6873

One Soul Revolution

Clothing and Printshop women owned and operated out of our home in West Seattle since 2009. Our services provide screen printing up to 4 colors, and graphic design help is also available. 

(253) 217-7225

Tag Spaces is a female-focused, 24 hour coworking space with a flexible variety of options. Tag offers local office space in a supportive environment for creativity and growth. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, a team leader or a freelancer - we’re the working space for you!

4722 12th Avenue NE, Suite 101

Seattle, WA  98105

(425) 405-0811

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