Gort Custom Homes

Gort Custom Homes

5.0 (1)
Best of 2021
2 hires on HomeGuide
7 employees
36 years in business

About this pro

We are a Family owned, And Family run Custom Home Builder since 1985, We will Design,Build, Remodel/Demo              Gerry Neilan has been involved in Residential construction throughout the Chicagoland area since He founded Gort Custom Home Builders in 1985.  With 35 Years of Experience we help make the building process enjoyable and stress free .                      Areas that we work in  Chicago, Hinsdale, Clarendon Hills, Westmont, Western Springs,Oak Brook, LaGrange, Burr-Ridge, Elmhurst, Du Page Co, Cook Co, Downers Grove, Des Plaines, Palos, Orland Park, Homer Glen, Darian, Naperville, Buffalo Grove, Glen Ellen, Lombard, Indian Head Park, Westchester, Wheeling, St-Charles, Hoffman Estates, Glendale Heights, Tinley Park, Northbrook, Glenview, Elk Grove Village, Long Grove, OakBrook Terrace, Olympia Fields, Frankfort.             We have Architect's on Hand to Custom Design your forever new  home or your remodel project. Whether you're looking for a custom built home, Home Remodel, or Commercial Renovation, We can take care of your needs at an affordable cost.  
We will work with the homeowners and building Departments to submit all documentation required to obtain the building permits. 
Homeowners will be assisted through every step of the building process. ( materials selection,design decisions, colors, etc )   Our Building Team includes Architect's, Trades Men, Lenders, Realtor's, Building Consultants, Interior Designers.                  If You already live in a wonderful place and need more space or a new look we can design and remodel your existing home.   For some the only way to get the home of your dreams is to design and build. 
We give a full 2 year Warranty on our workmanship ( using better materials ) plus You get all the Manufactures Warranties. 
If needed Gort can supply a list of reputable Lenders we have worked with in the past.                                                       No Job too big or too small ! From small kitchen remodel to large custom built home , We do it all.                                   We are a small company, But we feel this is an advantage because it helps us creat a more intimate and personal realationship with our customers.                                        Our goal is not to be the biggest, Just the best at what we do. Feel free to Call me Direct 708 601 4678  [email protected] wwwgorthomes.com                                                          Take Care                                                                          Gerry Neilan 

I enjoy getting up early day every day and transforming Your ideas into Reality. And helping to fulfill your dreams by delivering an incredible quality structure that you and your Family can enjoy. I am a builder who loves to build Houses and take pride in our work. Many moons ago I started out as a Carpenter and worked hard to fulfill my dream of building Homes for Family's 

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Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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1 Review

5.0

  • Erik H

    I did a custom garage addition with a number of complexities. Gort was one of a number of professionals that I interviewed for the job. Many of you are thinking, it is just a garage... but the location, topography, and the fact I wanted to integrate a crane into the design added a number of concerns. At the same time Gerry did a few other odd jobs, certainly out of scope but work well done. I would not hesitate to hire them again for even the most complex job.



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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

Set up a face to face meeting with the Customer ! Whether it's in my Office or the Customers home. Discuss the project in detail and work out if it is a good fit for both of us. And go from there. 


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I started as a Carpenter, and learned other Trades-work along the way, As I am a hands on Custom Home Builder  I still swing the hammer from time to time and love every day of it. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

From my experience it's not possible to have a standard pricing system as every project is different and involved different amounts of materials and labor .  My pricing is very fair and is based on what is involved to complete the project, All pricing and specifications is agreed with owner and builder before starting the project.  


How did you get started in this business?

It is what I always wanted to do, I was lucky enough to be given a job with a local Building Company.


What types of customers have you worked with?

All Types from Small handyman jobs to Editions, Remodeling, Basements, First time home buyers to Million dollar luxury Homeowners.   One job is as important as the other, Transforming a vision into reality.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

International Home Builders Show 


What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

All Building Contractors are not alike. If they were it would be easy. Don't be fooled by the lowest price , Remember that poor quality remains long after the low price is forgotten.  When choosing a builder consider them a partner in your financial investment. Start with a professional builder that has a good reputation with a minimum 10 years experience.  This experience is vital to over come the many variables encountered during the building process . Visit the builders development and inspect the quality of the Materials and Workmanship. Ask questions and know what you are getting.


What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

Know what they want.