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Specializing in Staircase Remodeling & Aluminum Restoration in Chicago



1st-Service can help you with your railing and banister project needs. Popular indoor railing projects include replacing dated wood spindles with beautiful iron balusters. We also can refinish your current bannister or install completely new wood newel posts, handrail and iron balusters. We can recommend more economical choices to achieve the same look for less cost than general building contractors. With all our projects, we offer engineered design solutions, along with quality craftsmanship.


Services Provided: Baluster Installation, Railing Installation, Railing Repair, Stair Installation, Stair Repair, Re-finishing/protecting, Door Refinishing. Areas Served: Aurora, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Dundee, East Dundee, Elburn, Elgin, Geneva, Gilberts, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Lafox, Lily Lake, Saint Charles, Sleepy Hollow, South Barrington, South Elgin, Streamwood, Village of Campton Hills, Wasco, Wayne, West Chicago, West Dundee, Batavia, Lake In The Hills, Huntley, Hampshire.
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Glenn was so wonderful to work with. Very polite and pleasant to have in the home. His estimate was within range of other estimates and he promised to get the job done in time for a party we were hosting, which he did. I appreciated the precision in his work, and once I found out that his background was in engineering, it all made sense. Gabe, the sander and stainer, was also very capable and good to work with, even suggesting we switch our landing from carpet to wood, which we had been told by another contractor couldn't be done. Gabe did it in a day and it looks fabulous! Thanks Glenn and Gabe! We love our new staircase!