Best of the Fox, Best Roofing and Siding Contractor 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Best Remodeling Company 2011, 2014, One of the Best 2012, 2013, 2016
Your "Go-To" Home Improvement and Restoration Company
When Homeowner's in the Chicago area need to replace their windows, siding, roofs, gutters decks, skylights, or do just about any exterior home improvement, they look no further than Innovative Home Concepts, Inc.
Innovative is a full service exterior remodeling contractor. Innovative isn't just our name, we offer some of the most innovative and energy efficient home improvement products available on the market today.
Our customers love us and you will too when you see the Innovative difference.
Why You Should Use Innovative for Your Next Project...
Quality Products that Save Energy
Innovative offers a full line of replacement windows products. Including Wood windows by Andersen windows and doors and Pella windows and doors. We also offer an economical line of vinyl windows that will fit even the tightest of budgets. But the crown jewel in our lines of window offerings is our InnoMaxx window product.
Our InnoMaxx windows are made of a composite cellular PVC and are rated at 400% stronger than hollow vinyl replacement windows and 200% more energy efficient. Available in a R-8+ Triple glaze (3 panes of glass) or a double glaze glass package, these windows are amongst the most energy efficient windows you buy today. Our windows is years ahead of current Energy star requirements and even blow away the proposed 20154 R-5 requirement to qualify.
Innovative also offers a line of absolutely beautiful entry doors manufactured right in chicago by the Armstrong door company. Armstrong makes doors in steel or fiberglass and offers some of the most diverse options, decreative glass choices, and energy efficient features of any exterior doors available.
A Tradition of Excellence
Innovative Home Concepts, Inc. is a second generation, family owned and operated home rennovation specialty company. Basically, if it is on the exterior of your home and attached to the structure, they can help you replace and beautify it!
Innovative is the proud winner of the Northwest Herald newspaper's Best of the Fox award winner for Roofing and Siding, Home Remodeler, Deck Builder, and Best Employer with under 40 employees.
Innovative is a Member in good standing of the Chicago and Northern Illinois BBB, Angies' List, and serveral of local chambers of commerce including; Crystal lake, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Algonquin, Wauconda, Lake Zurich, Glen Ellyn, Harvard, Hebron, and Mchenry.
Innovative is also a Chicago Milgard window and door certified dealer and have been honored by Milgard and Costco.com to be included in their exclusive Chicagoland dealer program.
Replacement windows Chicago, entry doors, siding, roofing, gutters, gutter protection, decks, sunrooms, and more...Let us help you with your next exterior home remodeling project.
We Come to You or You Can Visit Us
We service the Entire Chicagoland area and Southern Wisconsin. The great thing, we come to YOU! But if you would like to come see us, drop by our showroom in Crystal Lake.
Meet the Innovative Team
These are the folks that day in and day out give all they can to our customers and clients. Each one lives our company motto, "Make Happy Customers, Life Long Clients, and Raving Fans". We aren't perfect by any means but we do our best for you!
Insurance Restoration and Commercial Division
Rhett is a life long Chicago area resident. He has been the home improvement business practically his whole life. His father Terry started a small home renovation/home building company in 1974. Rhett worked for his Dad while in High School and College. And then in 1993, he started working for his Dad full time, first as a laborer, then in sales, then as a manager.
In 2004, his Dad retired and Rhett took over the company. "In the past 10 years Innovative Home Concepts has grown significantly. We're quickly becoming Mchenry County's go to company for Replacement Windows and Doors, Siding, Roofing, Gutter Guards, and more...Our ultimate goal is to become the first choice for home improvements for the entire Chicagoland area!"
No stranger to the home improvement business, Courtney is working on her second stint with the owners of Innovative. She originally ran office operations for the company back in the 90's. After a few years working on other projects, she has come back to take the reins as the general manager and is now directing the direction and future of the company.
Courtney is the "go-to" person in the office. She knows all aspects of the business and how they work. Our customers love Courtney's honesty and her "go the extra mile" attitude.
Courtney lives in Mchenry, Illinois and spends her free time with her four young children, Aiden, Ryleigh, Albe and Olive.
Insurance Restoration Sales Manager/Senior Public Adjuster
John is the very first sales consultant that Innovative hired way back in 2005. At the time he was a young go-getter of 19. Now in his 30s, John impresses customers with his product knowledge and confidence in our company.
John is a licensed public adjuster and specializes in large and/or difficult insurance claims.
John lives in Woodstock with his wife Becky and Son Vincent. When he isn't working 80 hours a week you will find him home spending quality time with his family or online playing video games to release stress.
Public Adjuster/Insurance Claim Specialist
Tobias has been around the remodeling and restoration industry for most of his life. Like Rhett Wilborn (his brother), he grew up in the business. Tobias worked for his dad when he was younger and had been involved in quite a few full home rehabs.
After trying to escape the business for the past few years... he's back! We think it is in his blood.
Tobias' easy going demeanor and attention to detail has his customers singing his praise. When you work with this guy, you are in great hands.
Service Manager / Commercial Production
J.R. has been in the building industry for over two decades. He can build a house from the ground. JR is Innovative's "go-to" guy for anything. He handles technical issues and repairs and is also helping to grow our commercial division.
What customers love about J.R. is his laid back approach and positive attitude. When he's not helping customers he's hanging out with his wife Tiffany, daughter Jill, and son Jackson. If he's not hanging out with his family, he's probably at Rich Cameron's house or at the gym working out.
Public Adjuster/Insurance Restoration Specialist
Rich is one guy that really cares about his customers. In fact, most of his clients would tell you Rich is more of a friend than a sales person.
Rich's expertise is in helping folks make repairs to their homes after storms have damaged them. You may see Rich around Mchenry county, either inspecting a roof or helping out homeowners.
Rich has helped homowners all over the Chicago area and specializes in residential and commercial restoration projects.
Having a background in restaurant management, Attillio adds a unique customer service oriented prospective to the home improvement industry. He immediately connects with the folks that he meets and really listens to the issues they are having and what they are looking to accomplish. Homeowners love that.
In his spare time Attillio is a true family man, he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife Tiffany and their 6 children.
Raina A. Rourke
Public Adjuster/Insurance Claim Specialist
Our customers are extremely lucky that we have Raina on our team. She is a master negotiator and works hard for our customers to ensure insurance claims are paid out fairly. Raina lives in Mchenry and loves hanging with friends and spending time with her son Jonah.
Raina is an invaluable member of the Innovative team.
Kevin is a long resident of the Spring Grove Illinois and Genoa City, Wisconsin area. He has an Illinois licensed public adjuster and an expert at exterior storm damage claims.
Kevin's customers brag about how much he cares of about them and how much he is willing to fight for them during the insurance claim process. He is also known for his stellar communication during both the claim process and the restoration/build process.
When Kevin is not working he is spending time with his daughter. He is also a gamer. One of many in the company. One interesting fact about Kevin, when he was younger he was a professional skateboarder.
Insurance Restoration Claim Specialist
Tara Sears is new to the home improvement industry but has proven to be quite an asset. Tara comes from a background of office management. She is very detailed, organized and a problem solver. Raised in New Jersey, Tara moved to Illinois in her younger years and graduated from Glenbrook North High School. She currently resides in McHenry and likes to spend free time with her son, Alan and her boyfriend Rich boating on the chain of lakes and fishing. Tara's bubbling personality makes homeowners feel at ease throughout their restoration process with her calming demeanor.
Drone Pilot / Marketing Assistant
A recent high school graduate, Skyler is a member of the third generation of the Wilborn family involved in the home improvement business.
Skyler has worked as an intern with the company and has since moved into a position with our marketing department He is also a licensed drone pilot and is using his abilities to capture take aerial footage of our work.
When Sky is not flying drones, editing videos, or posting on social media for Innovative, he is spending time with his family and working on his own online business.
Consultant/Insurance Restoration Specialist
Chris is relatively new to the industry but has already shown great promise. In face, in 2016 Chris did so well we considering him the unofficial rookie of the year.
What is great about Chris is his genuine concern for his clients and their best interests. He may be soft spoken, but don't let that fool you. He is a crusader for his homeowners and will fight for what is right and fair.
When not on a roof or out helping people, Chris enjoys spending time with his 3 lovely daughters.
Consultant/Insurance Restoration Specialist
Shawn a.k.a. "Golden Boy", is a long time veteran of the insurance restoration industry. He has helped literally thousands of homeowners all over the country over the past 10 years.
Shawn makes his home in Florida with his wife and two young kids. But when storms hit Chicago and homes are damaged by hail or wind, Shawn is there. He specializes in the restoration of single family homes, condo communities, and townhouse projects.
GutterShutter and Retail Division
Retail Operations Director
Cliff heads our GutterShutter and retail sales division. He is a 13 year veteran of the industry and recently joined the team after a long stint as the General Manager of the largest gutter protection company in Chicago.
Cliff loves the home improvement industry and the challenge of growing Innovative Home Concepts into a house hold name. He firmly believes in treating employees and customers like family and is beloved by all who have had the honor of working for and doing business with him.
When not helping customers, Cliff lives in Willowbrook and spends time with his finance Helene.
Bernt Hermannson 1938-2015
Mentor / Friend / Senior Sales Consultant
Bernt had helping folks renovate and improve their homes for over 40 years. His technical and industry knowledge was unsurpassed. His gentle approach and expertise in regards to windows and doors, siding, roofing, and gutters was second to none. Bernt used to say, "I just love helping people enjoy their homes more by making improvements".
Bernt stood as the patriarch of Innovative for more than 4 year. During that time, we learned something new from him everyday. We will dearly miss his positive attitude and will to persist. Rest in Peace Old Friend.