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Arete Renovators Inc

Founded 2002 • Angie's List since June 2009

A Rated | 10 Reviews

Description

Arete Renovators Inc. is a 17-year-old family business specializing in interior residential and commercial remodeling, primarily kitchen and bath. Arete has successfully completed over one thousand remodeling projects throughout the Chicagoland area, working in 60% of Chicago’s downtown high rises. Arete means “quality” in Ancient Greek. Since 2001, we have built a reputation of quality in workmanship, customer service, project management, and reliability. Arete Renovators delivers one stop general contracting services for all your remodeling, design, and building needs. We manage all aspects of the project including obtaining city permits, completing association paperwork for project approval, design services, purchasing and delivering of materials, installation, and maintenance. From small scale projects such as gut rehabs and kitchen remodels, to building houses from the ground up, our team of skilled professionals, with the union of carpenters, electricians, and plumbers is well prepared for the most challenging real estate projects. We are The Art of Remodeling....

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01/01/2014

They helped our dated bathroom get a small facelift with a new granite countertop, facets, square sinks and new toliet. We had 3 vendors quote the job and they were the best price, extremely flexible and easy to work with.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
We hired Arete Renovators to update our bathroom. They helped our dated bathroom get a small facelift with a new granite countertop, facets, square sinks and new Kholer toliet.

CATEGORY countertops

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02/17/2013

Our neighbors recommended Arete to us, and our overall experience with them was outstanding. Arete was punctual when they arrived for both the estimate and for the work performed. They finished the work about a half day ahead of schedule. I had been warned that drywall leaves a mess, but they did an excellent job of cleaning up. The quality of the work was outstanding. The word and quot;areteand q...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
1) Drywall installation 2) Interior painting 3) Wood trim work around a window

CATEGORY drywall,woodworking,interior painters

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08/20/2012

We were very pleased with Arete Renovators work. I was able to accompany their representative to select finishing materials; they also offer design options if you do not have an eye for decorating. Arete Renovators complete the remodeling within the schedule time period (3 weeks). They were responsive to all e-mails and telephone calls and all workers were professional and polite. They left the un...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Arete installed a new bathtub, flooring, tile surround in the shower (including decorative glass tile areas), fixtures, and toilet in the bathroom. They installed new wooden cabinets, granite counter tops, and new sink and fixtures. The entire unit was painted and all door pulls updated.

CATEGORY countertops,flooring contractor,home remodeling

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02/08/2012

They were very good. They came when promised and were always on time. They told me when they would start and when they would finish and they did. The work was all done well and they were very courteous.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
They plastered, sanded and painted our dining room and refinished the hardwood floors. They also sanded the countertops and put a finish on it that would help to preserve it.

CATEGORY countertops,hardwood floor,interior painters

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02/06/2012

I would not recommend them. Initially, the remodeling was good. When there were issues, however, they would not fix those issues. I had a very hard time getting a hold of them, and eventually, they stopped answering and returning my calls.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
They remodeled my condo.

CATEGORY remodeling,woodworking

SERVICE PROVIDER RESPONSE

We have performed quality work for this client and she was very happy. She started having issues with her tenant a few months later after wall cracks developed as she bought rental in highrise well known for that. She felt that somehow we are responsible for every crack that developed in that high floor unit and wanted us to come back to fix it for free. We have done it once but explained that we ...

Services Offered

We are a full service General Contractor. Services include, but are not limited to: kitchen and bath remodel, condo/single family home remodel, new construction, framing and drywall, electrical, HVAC installation, plumbing, painting, floor installation, tile installation, kitchen and bath cabinet installation, counter-top installation, glass shower enclosure installation, finish carpentry, hardwood refinishing, decking, siding, fencing, masonry and additions, window and door installation,

Services Not Offered

Unfortunately, we do not offer handyman services, concrete repairs or roofing. Please feel free to contact us for referrals for these services.

General Information
Free Estimates
Yes
Eco-Friendly Accreditations
No
Payment Options
MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Check, Visa
Emergency Service
Yes
Warranties
Yes