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Schwall Builders

Our general contracting business has been family owned and operated in Northbrook since 1963. Founded by Charles “Chuck” E. Schwall, all five brothers have worked under his guidance and have “grown up” with the business. When Chuck retired in 1990, his sons continued to carry on the family business and now run the many projects from their Northbrook office and warehouse.

Schwall Builders, Inc. specializes in all types of residential projects from high-end remodeling and new homes to additions and interior renovations. We are experienced in light commercial construction, store build-outs and office interiors. Our service department handles window and door replacements, and general repair work. We employ our own project foremen, carpenters, and laborers. In addition, we subcontract to some of the finest local contractors, and have maintained long-standing relationships with them, which gives us project and quality control.

At Schwall Builders, Inc., our goal is to produce the highest quality work, at a reasonable price, in the shortest amount of time. Our projects progress quickly and efficiently, with daily communication with the client and architect. Our job sites are kept neat and clean with debris removed as the work progresses.

Schwall Builders, Inc. has always worked from the old-fashioned word of mouth referral, maintaining high quality and prompt service that our name has always stood for. Our many repeat customers are a testimony to our professionalism and dedication to our clients and their projects. A list of projects and current references is available upon request.

We look forward to making your dreams come true.

Steve, Al and Ed Schwall

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