To provide you with exactly the kind of TeaHouse that best suits
your needs and taste, and to help reduce our collective impact on the
environment we all share, each East-West TeaHouse is built
Generally speaking, the Ordering Process includes a number of
The website should provide you with a good introduction to East-West
comparing features, dimensions & general specifications.
a range of potential configurations and ways to detail your
TeaHouse, to help you imagine and create a truly unique
and personalized structure.
Images & Ideas
giving you some perspective on the look and feeling
of a TeaHouse, and a better sense of the possibilities
based on what others have done in a variety of settings, locations
a general idea on how much any particular TeaHouse
or option will cost, to help you better anticipate the scale
of your project.
Tell Us What You Want
With this background and context in mind, many people will find they
know exactly what kind of TeaHouse they want
and if that's the case with you, please:
Share your preferences with
us by calling, writing, or sending us an email
P.O. Box 923 - Ojai,
Ask for More Information
Since there are number of choices and options to consider with each
East-West TeaHouse, it can also be helpful to have a
discussion with us to investigate and explore the possibilities.
A conversation can be especially valuable when you are looking for
a customized TeaHouse, or when your particular needs don't
seem to be met by by our basic models and options.
In either case, we will be happy to provide you with more information
Sharing Guidance & Suggestions
With our background in building and assembling a wide
variety of TeaHouses over many years, we can often
draw on this experience to help guide and inform your own
decision-making about the best choice and solution for you.
Showing You Some TeaHouses
If you are within ready driving distance of our home
in Ojai, California, or if you are planning an upcoming visit
to our area, please let us know we would be happy to
meet with you in person, answer any questions you may have,
and show you a few examples of nearby TeaHouses in
publicly accessible spaces.
Sending Fabric Samples
If you would like have a closer look at the fabrics
we use for our roofs, walls, skylights, windows and screens,
please let us know and we will be glad to send you a selection
of swatch samples.
Creating Custom Solutions
In those instances when your needs and tastes go beyond
our basic models and options, we can work with you to help
find a custom solution for your particular TeaHouse,
project and situation ... and if we don't have a ready answer
for one of your questions, we'll do our best to find and share
additional information, or to point you in the right direction.
Quote for Your TeaHouse
Outline of Your Project
Once you have decided on the kind of East-West TeaHouse
you want, we will create an outline of your project, including:
Cover Letter or Email
recapping any conversation we have had about
your particular needs and situation, and ...
including the model, features and options of
your TeaHouse, and any other features or services
that are part of your overall project such as
custom elements or design work, and assembly & installation
by East-West TeaHouse when we deliver
to you direct in nearby Southern California.
And so that you can plan ahead and move forward on
your overall project with utmost confidence, know
that all our TeaHouse Quotes are good for a
full 60 days.
Your Review and Approval
After you have received our Quote, please review it to make sure
that we have described your project accurately including your
TeaHouse, its options, and any custom features or other services
Approve Your Project
If everything in our Quote looks accurate and complete,
you can indicate your approval and place your order by sending
us a check ...
Questions or Updates
After reviewing our Quote, if you have any further
questions about your TeaHouse, or if you would like
to revise any aspect of your project, please let us know
we will be happy to give you our best answers, and to provide
you with an Updated Quote that better reflects your exact
needs, tastes, preferences and specifications.
Place Your Order
Send Us Your Check
To place your order, please send us your check made out to "East-West
P.O. Box 923 Ojai, California 93024
Once we have received your check, we will:
Confirm Your Order
by acknowledging the arrival of your check, and ...
Add Your Project to Our Build
Schedule allowing us to order any special materials
we might need to create your TeaHouse, schedule the
appropriate construction time in our shop, and to synchronize
your order with the various other projects we are working
As your TeaHouse nears completion and the time approaches
for pick up, delivery or shipping, we will be back in touch with you
to help coordinate any final dates and details.
And of course, if you have any further questions or concerns
whether before or after you place your order please don't hesitate
to ask, and we'll do our best to provide you with a good answer, fresh
solutions, new ideas, or additional perspective.
For more on planning ahead for your East-West
TeaHouse, please visit our page on: