2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Lake Cook Exteriors, Inc.

7th year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

"Our customers deal directly with the owners, and we treat your home with as much care as if it were our own. We listen to your needs to ensure your home looks the way you want. Our top-quality products are installed by highly skilled crews. We are proud to celebrate our 29th business anniversary with over 9,000 happy clients to date."

Bill Sheetz | President

Areas Served:

Northwest Chicago Suburbs

  • Services Offered
    Lake Cook Exteriors, Inc., installs vinyl replacement windows, wood-finish interior laminated windows, fiberglass entry-door systems, storm doors, and patio doors. Other exterior improvements include vinyl siding, soffit and fascia, and seamless five- and six-inch K-style aluminum gutters and downspouts.
  • Services Not Offered
    The company does not provide repair services.
  • Minimum Job
    A $1,500 minimum is required.
  • Warranty
    Lake Cook offers a ten-year labor warranty.
  • Awards & Certifications
    The window installer on staff is certified by the National Center for Healthy Housing.
  • Company History
    The company was founded in 1987 by husband-and-wife team Bill and Karen Sheetz. Bill's exterior remodeling experience spans 44 years. He began as a siding installer in the 1970s and then moved into sales before starting Lake Cook with Karen.

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 259 homeowner reviews:


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We like the doors; the fellow who installed them did a good job. I chose Lake Cook Exteriors because I was impressed when we visited them. We liked that they had a lot of varieties of product, so we didn't even try anybody else. I'd give them an A+ rating.
Lake Cook Exteriors is very reliable, and they have great service. They take really good care of you; they have good products, and they take care of the installation and all of the permits. I didn't have to worry about anything. They installed a floor-to-ceiling picture window with two double-hung windows. It was a big job—the whole side of my house is basically a window. I would give them an A+.
Lake Cook Exteriors did a really good job. They came on time, they didn't leave a mess, and the quality was really good. It was a good experience. I'd recommend them. They deserve an A+.
Lake Cook Exteriors replaced three windows, and we had a positive experience. It was the first time we used them, but I'd use them again. I would give them an A+ rating.
Lake Cook Exteriors was very good. Their work and their communication were good. I was happy with them.
It was a repair service. They had quick service, they did what they said, and they cleaned up well. I'd use them again, and I would give them an A rating.
Lake Cook Exteriors replaced all 29 windows in my house. We spoke to people who had used them before, and they were all very happy with the work. Everything looks good, and I would definitely recommend them—A+.
Lake Cook Exteriors did top-notch, high-quality work for me. The worker was very knowledgeable and professional. I'd give them an A+.
They did everything they said they were going to do, and the quality of work was great. The technicians were great, too—they were on time, friendly, and knowledgeable. They get an A+.
I had Lake Cook Exteriors install all new windows in my house. Everything was done quickly, everything was left clean, and the quality of work was very good. I have no complaints.

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