Glenn C. Sterkel

South Elgin, IL 60177
Phone: (630) 675-0250
[email protected]
Innovative Property Improvement Solutions for the Chicago, IL area.                 1st-Service
Specializing in Staircase Remodeling and Aluminum Restoration

Business and Home Renewal Services

Innovative Business and Home Improvement Solutions for the Chicago, IL area

Business and Home Renewal Services

Residential window frames

Our goal is to add value to your home or business. Our commitment to satisfying customers and providing quality work makes us stand out from the rest.

At 1st-Service we know and use the best specialty products available in the industry. We research your specific circumstances to make sure the right coatings are applied with the right preparation and process to ensure the best results possible, and we finish our work on-time; your time.

Click here if you are a REALTOR, or PROPERTY MANAGER

Home and Storefront Revitalization

Make your business or home look new again without costly replacements. We can detail your external metal-clad surfaces to restore your storefront or guest entrances to their original shine. Our special treatments will also protect and preserve, saving you money on facilities maintenance over the long haul.

Staircase Renovations - our specialty!

Upgrade your staircases and balcony railings. Click HERE for all the info. 

Prepare for Sale - Fix Up / Freshen Up

Selling? - Get more for your home by having us perform just the right updates to increase appeal to your buyers. Moving in? - Let us freshen up the place so it feels like a brand new home. We'll give it the look you want with custom colors to suit your individual taste. We can help you get the most WOW out of your upgrade budget!  [Click here for details]

Strategy consulting
Other Services:  We also provide consulting to businesses that are looking to upscale and modernize their operations. What does your business need to save time and money? How can you move to the next level attracting and retaining new customers?  We can help you make effective upgrades to get the most of your investment dollars.

By taking a "Systems" approach to your needs, we evaluate and account for everything that may pose risk to your enterprise; such as obsolescence, customer accessibility, company image, waste, staffing issues, resource losses, safety, etc. Our ultimate goal is for your business to become more attractive to customers and more profitable.

Systems Engineering

With 27 years of Systems Engineering experience in the Aerospace and Communication industries, no technical issue is too difficult to tackle. We can help you find cost effective solutions in specific areas such as instrumentation, sensors, data acquisition, automation, and remote control, to help your business run better.  We can build electro-mechanical prototypes with micro-controller programming to automate just about anything you want to take your hands off of, and we are also well-versed in the language of drafting patent claims and trademark applications.

Give me a call for a free consultation.

Glenn Sterkel

- Owner, Systems Architect

ph: 630-675-0250