Whether you use the referrals below or find a contractor through other sources, in any Proposal you sign there should always be two non-negotiables:
1) ALL EQUIPMENT OR MATERIALS WILL BE INSTALLED ACCORDING TO THE MANUFACTURER’S INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
2) ALL WORK WILL CONFORM TO THE LOCAL BUILDING CODE

We believe it’s extremely important for our clients to know their rights before hiring a home improvement contractor. The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection for the City of Chicago has prepared a very helpful list that everyone should read before starting a new project. Download the list here.

NOTE – Domicile Consulting is not affiliated with nor receives compensation or referral fees from the contractors listed below.

Appliance Repair

Appliance Repair Doctor – 312 804 6703
The Fix-It Guy – 773 234 9480

Basement/Crawlspace Repair and Waterproofing

Safeguard – 847 678 8160
Atlas Restoration – 866 841 6639
American Foundation Repair – 800 644 1900
US Waterproofing – 888 733 7243

Carpentry/General Contractors

RG Modelo Construction – 708 259 2268
John Oddo, Oddo Construction – 312 320 8181
Dusan Veverka, HouseMD – 847 774 4566
Jonathan Hill, Artistic Construction – 773-642-7836

Electrician

Jim Eberle, Current Electric – 847 832 0700
Dave Wilczak, Next Level Home Improvement – 708 926 4516
John Weglarz, John’s Electric Crew – 773 837 1204
Dusan Veverka, HouseMD – 847 774 4566
Chris Boron, Mr. Light Services – 773 818 9007

Environmental/Mold/Water Damage

Lara Hoffman, EPS Environmental (lead, asbestos, UST) – 773 792 3090
Ed Topp, The Lead Inspectors (lead paint) – 847 322 2647
John Gezik, Great Environmental, mold, lead paint, asbestos – 815 725 7726
Bluestone Environmental, asbestos testing and removal, mold removal – 800 708 9053

Fireplace & Chimney

Mike Ruehrdanz, Lindemann Chimney – 847 918 7994
Superior Chimney Services – 877 244 6349 *Service area includes South and West*

Flooring- Carpet & Hardwood

Joel Schreier, Home Carpet One– 773 935 9314
Marian Grosu, Midwest Hardwood Floors – 773 447 1936
Darren De Waele, Elm Wood Flooring – 773 209 7499
Sean K. Stewart, Stewartfloor, LLC – 312 265 5434

Heating & Air Conditioning

Peter Tokarz, PTS Heating (forced air, hydronic) – 773 545 8980  *Metro Chicago*
Tom Corcoran, Corcoran HVAC (forced air, hydronic) – 847 397 5888  *City and West Subs*
Mike Malek, Malek Heating & Cooling (forced air, hydronic)- 877 646 8265  *Metro Chicago*
Andrew Parra, Deljo Heating, (forced air, hydronic, geo-thermal)- 773 318 4987  *City, Near N & S*
Paul Wojnicki (forced air, hydronic) – 847 652 1235  *NW City and Near NW*
Tim Kramer, Kramer Mechanical (steam, chilled water) – 708 372 3876  *8-12 Units & Up Only*
Javier Rojas, Chicago HVAC Repair Dr. (forced air, hydronic) – 312 810 4770

Handyman Items

Dusan Veverka – 847 774 4566 (also General Contractor)
Dave Wilczak – 708 926 4516
Chris, Handyman Connection, 312 265 3893

Home Audio & Video

Paul Knaga, Smart Home Solutions – 847 894 9268

Insulation

Tom McElherne, DNR Construction (cellulose, foam) – 708 535 2245
Josh Johnson, EcoTec Insulation (cellulose, foam) – 312 493 5696
Tom Decker, Chicago Green Insulation – 847 987 3626
Carey Moore, USA Insulation – 888 995 0450
GreenTech Foam & Insulation (cellulose, foam) – 773 890 0356
Smart Sealed Insulation – 773 283 9000 *Service area includes S/SW*
All Comfort Insulation – 630 543 2626 *Service area includes far western suburbs*
Joe Minnich, Minnich Insulation – 815 514 8206 – minnichinsulation@yahoo.com

Landscape

Alfredo Sanchez, Del Sol Landscapes – 800 919 1198
Sean Kelley, Reveal Design – 773 245 3142
Marcus De La Fleur – 312 618 6681

Masonry & Moisture Intrusion

Brent Moore, AAA-1 Masonry – 773 622 7300
Bob Kelly, Kelly Carpentry – 847 274 3389
Voytek Krajewski, CBR Restoration Group – 855 227 2442
Isaias Vera – 312-835-0235 – veraisaias10@yahoo.com
Robert’s General Masonry Repair – 708 906 1528 *Service area includes South Side*

Painting, Deck Sealing

Chris Rutledge, Red Line Painting – 312 265 3886 suburbs: 630 405 5706
Jim or Cheryl, Chicago Painters Inc – 773 789 8179
Paul Minnihan, Minnihan Painting – 773 636 4672
Sam Alt, Alternative Home Improvement – 773 972 9459

Pest, Termite

Jeff Szymczak, Econopest – 630 851 3485
Gary Chrencik, Private Pest Control – 630 205 1677
Jeff Manning – 773 756 1404

Plumbing

Brian McMahon, Rocket Plumbing – 773 219 1200
Rae Piccioli, Power Plumbing – 773 248 9574
Jan Pietraszek, Vanguard Plumbing – 773 231 9125
Joe Gagliano, AAA Expert Plumbing – 773 392 4243
Nick Neu, Lakeside Plumbing – 847-419-0303 – Serving North Suburbs

Property Appraisers

Pahroo Appraisals – 773 388 0003
Chicagoland Appraisals – 773 800 0269

Property Management

Chris Johnson, GenRealty – 773 466 4367
Emily Zator, Tricap Residential Group – 312 725 9440

Radon Mitigation

Wayne Westerman, ARMS– 630 587 2058

Roofing

Ed Rogers, Rogers Roofing – 773 768 3022
Joe Birt, Premier Roofing – 773 792 1446
Brian Allendorfer, B. Allendorfer – 773 292 0600, 773 919 1900
Hanson Roofing  – 847 328 2550
Paul Paluch – 708 237 0095  *SW Suburbs*

Sewerage

Doug Brown, Doug’s Sewerage – 773 556 9202
Chris Wiechec, Able Sewerage – 773 324 7788
Tom Schmidt, All Sewer & Plumbing – 773 774 2224
Nick Neu, Lakeside Plumbing – 847-419-0303 – Serving North Suburbs

Sheet & Ornamental Metal, Metal Roofing

Stead Sheet Metal -847 647 6707
J & A Sheet Metal – 773 276 3739
Jones & Cleary – 773 288 6464
Conrad Roofing –  773 286 6212

Soundproofing

Soundproof Chicago, Soundproof Chicago– 708 307 5857

Structural Engineer

Todd Lesperance, Highland Engineering, P.C. – 847 639 9002
Ken Veach, The Structural Shop – 847 349 1099
Harry Kruchma, KRW Engineering – 847 734 0128

Tile Setters/Grout

Mark Carpinelli, Floor Creations, Inc. – 312 656 9515
*also see General Contractors

Tree Service

Bartlett Tree Experts, Erik Grossnickle – 773 529 7313
Willard Smith, Woodstock Tree Experts – 847 724 5611 *North Shore Only
The Care of Trees  – 312 462 0065

Window Repair

Mark Meshulam, Chicago Window Expert, window testing & consulting – 847 878 8922
Accurate Glass Shop, glass replacement – 773 267 4177
Just Sashes , repair and vintage restoration – 773 205 1429
Andy, Window Wizard, vintage windows + storms – 773 467 0861
Magic Glass Block – 773 622 6222

Windows - New/Replacement

Jeannie Frankowski, JC Lilly Windows & Doors – 773 588 4332
Chicago Window & Door Solutions – 708 447 4701
John Wrzesinski, Best Windows, 708 204 2446
…also view Carpentry/General Contractors

Windows- Blinds, Drapes, Heat/Solar/Safety Film

Brian Pinsky, Blinds Gallery – 773 525 1800
Paul Battles, Perfection Window Films (3M) – 630 355 6461

 

Domicile Consulting accepts no liability for the above contractor performance nor has any affiliation nor receives compensation. Please perform due diligence and compare estimates from other contractors; seek referrals such as  Angie’s List, Yelp, etc. While we recommend these contractors in good faith from past work, experience or referral, it is by no means a guarantee of future workmanship. If you have any difficulties or concerns regarding work performed by any of these contractors, please notify us immediately.

 

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