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, 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.

Since 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 38 stores in the Chicagoland area.

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Meet the JC Licht Design Team

Our team of experienced designers are trained in Interior Design and will work with you on paint colors, wallcoverings, and fabrics. They will help you with custom window treatments, that suit your own unique design style.

Why JC Licht

  • Coming to the store during a snowstorm, the manager of the Plainfield opened the door after closing early giving me 1 gallon of paint to finish my project. Thank you

    - Chris, Service Above and Beyond

  • I love The Downers Grove store. They all treat me like family. Rob, Marcus, Karen, Cathy. They are professional, know what they are talking about. Always happy to see me. Help me tremendously in my solo painter business. They say thank you all the time and they make me laugh. I love this place!

    - Vincent Barrett Owner Jacob Ambrose Painting, I love The Downers Grove store

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