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BBB Accredited Business since

Lookswell Painting-Chicago

Additional Locations

Phone: (708) 532-1775 View Additional Phone Numbers 1951 Cortland St, Chicago, IL 60622

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Lookswell Painting is a painting contractor which provides painting and decorating services to residential and commercial customers. This company serves downtown Chicago, including the neighborhoods of Logan Square, Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, Near North Side, Avondale, North Center, Ukrainian Village, West Town, Humboldt Park, Lake View, Lincoln Square, Hermosa, Kelvyn Park, East Garfield Park, Garfield Park, Streeterville, Greektown, and Central Loop. Services available from this company include interior and exterior painting for residential and commercial customers, wallpapering, staining and varnishing, wall repairs, sign writing, graphics printing, and plastering.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Lookswell Painting-Chicago meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Lookswell Painting-Chicago include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on Lookswell Painting-Chicago
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: April 25, 2007 Business started: 01/01/1963 Business started locally: 01/01/1963 Business incorporated 07/26/1994 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Jim Scanlan, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Jim Scanlan, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

Painting Contractors Commercial Painting Contractor Plastering Contractors Wallpaper Removing Signs Wall Coatings Wallpapers & Wallcoverings - Retail Interior Decorators & Designers Wallboard & Plasterboard Contractor - Commercial Interior Finishing Paint Removing Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (NAICS: 238320)

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Lookswell Painting-Chicago has received 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.