Great Lakes Builders, Inc.
870 Lively Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Office: (773) 631-7676

What People Are Saying

"Great Lakes Builders replaced structurally unsound brick foundation walls in our early 1900''s home. They completed the work on schedule and on budget. After the structural work was complete, Great Lakes Builders finished our basement. They were wonderful about helping us..."

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Structural Solutions

Integrating Old World Craftsmanship with Modern Building Materials and Techniques

Better Business Bureau

Great Lakes Builders
Rated A+
Great Lakes Builders, Inc., an Accredited BBB company has been rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau under its new Letter-Grade (A+ Thru F) Rating System.

Great Lakes Builders - In the News

images Structural Renovation of a Chicago Historic Building's Porch. To learn more about this renovation process please click below.

• Removed defective slab
• Repaired masonry walls beneath slab
• Installed steel beams and decking for new slab
• Poured/finished steel reinforced concrete slab
• Removed defective bead-board and framing
• Installed new ceiling framing and bead-board.

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Martin Lewandowski, President of Great Lakes Builders, Inc. presents “Understanding Structural Issues” to residential and commercial inspectors.


Elk Grove Village, IL, January 2019 - Great Lakes Builders, Inc. has earned the home services industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award for the 12th year in a row, reflecting an exemplary 12 year period of consistent customer service to members of the local services market and consumer review site.

Article by Jake Lewandowski
Journal of Light Construction (JLC)  March 2019

My family has a structural repair business in the greater Chicago area, and we are often called in to repair damage caused by water leaking into a building. In my position as project manager, I am responsible for assessing the problem, coming up with a repair solution, and then making sure that the repairs are completed properly in the most efficient way, while being fair and honest to the client.



Article by Jake Lewandowski, (JLC) July 2019

 In this article, Jake describes in detail how Great Lakes Builders reinforced a weak foundation wall.