About CCR

Creative Carpentry Remodelers, Inc. is located in the west suburbs. Established in 1987, we incorporated in 1992 and have been a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) since 1990. A NARI member is part of an elite group known for confidence, professionalism and high ethical standards. Continuing education for administrative and field personnel is a high priority. Mike Holmes is a NARI Certified Remodeler (CR) and L.A. Holmes is a NARI Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP).

  • We opened our Handyman Service Division in 1993.
  • We are a 93% referral-based company.
  • We were featured in the Home Life Section of the Chicago Sun Times.
  • We’ve been seen on the “Do It Yourself” Network & HGTV and Mike was the technical advisor on over 30 episodes of the Discovery Network’s “Gimme Shelter” during the 97/98 season.
  • Mike and LA have written columns on home improvement topics for several local newspapers, and they’ve also been guest speakers on several radio shows including WGN’s Milt Rosenberg Show and WCPT’s Mighty House. You can regularly hear Mike when he fills in for host Lou Manfredini on WGN’s Mr. Fit-It Show.
  • Creative Carpentry was the recipient of the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation in 1999.
  •  Mike has recorded podcasts for NARI, many of which were recipients of the Gold Circle Award. 

The ‘Creative’ in Creative Carpentry Remodelers, Inc. is because we like to offer our clients a variety of design and product options. Project designing is done in-house. Our greatest strength is our sincere desire to create quality projects to suit the individual needs of our customers.

We believe that when you provide high quality workmanship and the highest level of customer service, you will develop lasting relationships. We don’t sell to a customer; we educate them so they may make an informed decision. We pride ourselves on the long-term relationships we’ve built with our clients as well as our vendors.

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