We’re JC Licht, and we’ve been giving expert advice and assistance to those looking to breathe new life into their Chicagoland homes since 1907. Our customers are also our neighbors and friends, and they trust us to share our expertise and provide them with superior products and outstanding service. JC Licht service professionals are trained in our extensive line of products and are skilled home-project experts who can help you every step of the way.

To do so, we offer a wide range of products, ensuring you have the right products to make your work easier and your results professional. This includes the best paint in the business: Benjamin Moore. In fact, we sell more Benjamin Moore paint than anyone else in the Midwest. But it doesn’t stop there. We also have the latest in high-quality wallpaper and window treatments from brands like Hunter Douglas®, Graber® and Brewster® Home Fashions, as well as paint-related products and accessories to help you get the job done.

When it comes to inspiration, you know it when you see it. So come on by one of our many Chicagoland locations. You bring us your inspiration, and we make it happen.

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History

Vintage J.C. Licht StoreSince 1907 we’ve been bringing your inspiration to life in your home, thanks to our Benjamin Moore paint and interior design products & services. When in 1907 Jacob Christian Licht opened his first paint store in Chicago at 3150 West Twelfth Street, he simply thought of himself as a business person ready to give his first customers what they wanted: “top quality painting products and superb service. Since its inception, the business started by Jacob Licht has flourished and grown to a group of over 30 stores in the Chicagoland area.

Why JC Licht

  • I really appreciate the showroom for window treatments and wall coverings at the JC Licht Store. The one on one help and experience is so needed and invaluable.

    - Gina H.

  • I am so very pleased with the look that was created working with Linda Moffat at the J.C.Licht Mundelein store. She has a great eye for color and co-ordinated everything in my condominium. Her options are classy and timeless and I could not be happier. I would recommend using her talents to anyone when starting a project such as this!

    - Mudelein customer

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