1st American Builders of Chicago Inc. is in the remodeling business since 1960, catering to the needs of Joliet. The company specializes in residential interior and exterior reconstructions, focusing on kitchens, basements, foundations, and patios. It offers services for customized decks and stair systems, customized interior woodwork, and custom countertops. This contractor also has a team that caters to fire and water damage restorations. Ted Halikas started the business in 1960 until it was taken over by his nephew, James Halikas, in 1985.