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


Residential Home Services - Add Metal To Your Home

Update the look of your home while adding functionality


We can take care of all your home hardware upgrade install needs

  • Pulls/knobs/handles
  • Specialty Hinges
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Chandeliers
  • Decorative Wall Hardware
  • Door Handles / Latch Sets
  • Picture Frames
  • Blinds
  • Vent covers and grilles
  • Etc.

* Customer-supplied hardware may be installed, subject to pre-inspection.

Designer wall plates with matching and/or specialty switches

Swap out plain old cover plates for a richer, more modern style

Add more functional controls*
... or do both!
  • Designer switches
  • Fan controls
  • Faders / Dimmers
 * we will NOT re-wire circuits or run wire through walls. We will only swap/install the end-device.

Soft-closing hinges don't let your cabinet doors slam.

You give a push and they quietly pull the door fully closed.

Same for Drawer Sliders. Check out the video below

Let us take the hassle out of dressing up your home. Make your selections from any local supplier. We'll provide samples to try before you buy, then you pay same as we pay for the hardware. 

We'll get the install done in a hurry, and it will look phenomenal - everything aligned, fit perfectly, and matching! 
Avoid the risk of having to replace damaged parts - we will absorb the cost of any piece we might scratch or dent. 

Soft Closing Drawer Sliders

Pay only for the installation - no markup on the Hardware: 

We will quote our material cost, plus labor. Labor is based on the scope of work required to complete the job professionally to your satisfaction. We will work with you to get the best possible results within your budget.

By buying hardware in full quantities direct from suppliers, we can save you money on materials over the big box DIY stores and offer much wider selection. Plus, you wont have to make several trips to several stores to get all the parts you need. We'll bring them with us to the install, saving you time.

We will also make sure every part is perfectly compatible, they will all fit or we will custom fit them.  We will even re-align your cabinet doors if necessary.


If you live in the Fox River corridor, including Geneva, Batavia, St. Charles, Campton Hills, Wasco, South Elgin, Elgin, Lake In The Hills, Huntley, Hampshire, East/West Dundee, Carpentersville, South Barrington, and surrounding neighborhoods, give us a call today for a free estimate or to ask questions.

SPECIAL for members of in the Thornwood neighborhoods

20% off installation labor 

W Thornwood Dr, South Elgin