a Ivaska Builders Inc. | Chicago Area Home Improvement, Remodeling and Construction


Great Features For Your Home!

Twenty-first century technology & know how combined with traditional values & work ethic.

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    Complete Renovations
    specializing in
    Kitchens and Baths
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    Heavy glass, trackless and frameless enclosures
    Large custom shaped shower retreats
    One piece slab stone walls and floors
    Multiple Shower heads and sprays
    Hi Flow Shower valves and drains
    Complete mirror showers
    Curbless shower pans
    Copper shower walls
    Steam Proof Mirrors
    Steam Showers
    Heated Floors
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    Granite & Quartz Countertops
    Concrete & Stainless Steel Countertops
    Custom built cabinetry using exotic wood materials
    Granite, Porcelain plus Stainless Steel floor tiles
    Glass, Stainless Steel combination shelving
    Interior lighting with trip switches
    Multistage water filter systems
    Under cabinet lighting
    Suspended cabinetry
    Under mount sinks
    Warming Drawers, Freezer Drawers
    Indirect lighting
    Heated Floors
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    Living Spaces
    Custom Entertainment centers
    Surround Sound Systems
    In house low voltage experts
    Computer networking
    Creative lighting options
    Suspended cabinetry
    Under mount sinks
    Indirect lighting
    Heated Floors

Experience Counts

Ivaska Builders is an established Construction company specializing in all phases of home improvement remodeling and construction including:

  • • Bathroom and Kitchen Full Remodel and Upgrades
  • • Additions and Full Home Remodels
  • • Small and Large Scale Updates and Renovations
  • • Highrise Condo Remodels
  • • Energy Efficient Upgrades

We are committed to creating thoughtful, carefully crafted, smart and stylish projects using the highest quality and environmentally responsible building products and techniques.

We strive to ensure all of our clients' objectives and needs are fully realized, and that open, upfront and honest communication takes place throughout the entire remodeling and construction process.

We aim to stay abreast of the latest regarded best practices and materials in construction standards and do our best to propose a solution that most effectively suits our customers needs. We value every project we enter into and strive to make it a Win-Win relationship.

We Use The Finest Materials

Built Your Way with Innovation, Quality, and Value.

"We Satisfy Customers with One of a kind Ideas."

About Us

Little About Us

We take pride in the demands of creating functional spaces and incorporating them into your home.

A Good Investment

Ivaska Builders was founded in 1990 on the principles of integrity, quality and service. We have stayed true to those principles for over twenty years as we have grown within the greater Chicagoland area, and helped many clients realize the full potential of their homes and maximize the value of their property.

Contracted by designers and architectural firms for build-outs as well as individual home owners, our services include high-rise interior remodels, kitchen remodels, bathroom remodels, room additions, and unique custom living spaces. We provide the initial project consultation, interior design choices and necessary blueprints and detailed architectural drawings for planning your new home improvement.

Whether you're looking for a kitchen or bath remodel, or a complete home remodel, we specialize in helping you make the right property improvement decisions to increase the overall value of your home. Contact Ivaska Builders today to learn how we create professional design strategies to add character and utility to your property, while increasing the efficiency of your total budget.

At Ivaska Builders, we use efficient, environmentally sound practices to create beautifully crafted living spaces. Our team is highly trained to listen to you so that they can expertly turn your vision into a reality. In working with you, we bring creativity, quality, and integrity to every project.

Meet Our Team

  • Ken Ivaska


  • Prior to establishing Ivaska Builders, Ken operated two other companies: Pro Marble & Tile, which specialized in residential marble and tile installation, and Pro Kitchen & Bath, which specialized in tile and bath design and renovation. Ken’s design aesthetic, eye for detail, extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of home construction and remodeling, coupled with his collaborative style, distinguish's him in Chicago as an industry leader.

  • Andy Pankiewicz


  • Andy is Ken's right-hand man. Andy hails from Poland, is married and a proud father of a son. Andy’s expertise lies in project management and project coordination. He possesses extensive knowledge and experience in electrical systems and residential plumbing. Andy brings expertise, enthusiasm and dedication to customer service, to every home-improvement and remodeling project Ivaska Builders takes on.

Ivaska Builders is an Illinois Licensed General Contractor, Bonded and Insured.

"Ivaska Builders is an EPA Lead Certified Contractor"

Featured Projects

Our Recent Work

Honored for Award Winning Work in High-rise Remodeling by AIA Chicago.

AIA Chicago 2014 Design Excellence Awards

From AIA Chicago website
This renovation of a 2,200 square foot apartment recasts existing cellular spaces into a residence that recognizes the horizon's strong presence, framing it at eyelevel and maximizing the use of abundant natural daylight and cross ventilation. The "strong bones" of the building delineate two interior axes that organize space and movement. Living spaces face east and bedrooms west, with circulation organized in relation to light and views. Read more here...

Architect of record:
Eric Keune
w.erk studio
General contractor:
Ken Ivaska
Ivaska Builders
Steve Hall

High Quality Work & Integrity have been the keys to Our Company's Success.

Featured Gallery

Featured Work

We take pride in every detail of your project.

"Making your dream a dream come true."

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Home Improvements Increase the Value of Your Home and Enhance Your Lifestyle.

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We'd like to hear from you.

If you'd like to learn more about us and find out how we can help you on your next home renovation project, we would love to hear from you. Call us today to schedule your free consultation and estimate.


  • Ivaska Builders Inc
  • 75 W Algonquin Rd.
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    office: (847) 296-0000
    fax: (847) 296-0055
    mobile: (847) 312-6005