About Carpentry with Integrity, Inc.

Carpentry with Integrity, Inc is a Remodeler/General Contractor with an emphasis on excellent customer service and satisfaction. As a result, in 2006, the company received Elgin’s Artisan Award. We build customer relationships based on master craftsmanship, clear communication and meeting client’s precise expectations. 

We are the Fox Valley's leading remodeler, not a "homebuilder" that has gotten into the remodeling business because of the recent downturn of the market.   These are two different businesses, each with its own processes, craftsmanship, conduct and client relationships.   When it comes to the investment of remodeling your home, it is important to take time to form a good relationship with your contractor so that trust on both sides is firmly established.   With this in place we can talk openly about the cost of the project, set a schedule and meet your precise expectations.  We have the experience, systems and resources in place to get a project done and at an agreed upon price.

Specializing in home additions, kitchens, basements, outdoor living spaces and historic renovation, we only use quality products and dedicated craftsmen to deliver exceptional service and the knowledge of an investment well made. 

Based in Elgin, owner Mike Howell discovered his love for remodeling after high school when he took a summer job working on custom homes with a local contractor. His close attention to detail and strong work ethic allowed him to move up within the company in just a couple years.

With experience under his belt and with his wife’s blessing, Mike started Carpentry with Integrity in 1998. Business began with small decks and simple basements and quickly grew with the help of a substantial referral base. Projects now include large additions, gourmet kitchens, deluxe basements and amazing outdoor living spaces. 

Count on the expertise of Carpentry with Integrity, Inc. to carefully plan and execute the construction of your next remodeling project.. Bring your ideas and take a look at our gallery for more inspiration. Together we will formulate a definitive plan to make your vision come true.



Carpentry with Integrity, Inc. is a specialty remodeler based in Elgin, Illinois. Since 1998, we have developed hundreds of successful client relationships in the Fox Valley area and western suburbs of Chicago. Almost 95% of our new customers are generated by referrals.