Family owned and operated since 1977, we have been one of the top painting, decorating and finishing firms along Chicago’s prestigious north shore. Our firm produces the most exquisite finishes in the industry, utilizing an arsenal of environmentally progressive products.

From pristine exterior restorations to turnkey kitchen rehabs, from the finest of interior finishes to the highest caliber of cabinet and furniture finishes, each member of the Ragsdale team truly embodies the term “master craftsman.”

Our firm works diligently to preserve both our craft and the overall client experience. If you place value in legitimacy, professionalism, and a meticulous finished product, then Ragsdale, Inc. is the perfect partner for you!

Please take a moment to browse our site and get to know us a bit better. Should you be in need of the services we offer and feel we might be a good fit as a provider, please give us a call at 847-234-4567 to arrange for a free consultation and estimate.

We look forward to serving you!


Grace Ragsdale Janda, President

Steve Ragsdale, Founder



It is such a pleasure to look up (and at the garage doors!) and see such a beautiful job. You really do “fine painting and decorating” as advertised in your brochure. I might use another word – artistry.
Mary Herzberg


Our addition is complete and it is beautiful! Thank you to you and your entire crew for the great work you did in our home. I can’t say enough for your crew and the work they did, you should be very proud of them.
Ed & Marie Pasquesi