Who We Are
Architecturally Speaking is a multi-disciplinary design and consulting firm specializing in Fine Custom Cabinetry and Design; Home Modifications and Remodeling, with a concentration on the Aging in Place community; and Property Inspections & Construction Consulting. For over two decades, we have designed, built, transformed and simplified spaces into unique and beautiful dwellings through a keen eye to detail and distinctive woodworking expertise.
Architecturally Speaking
Cabinetry Carpentry & Construction Consulting
About Us
Providers of Custom Cabinetry, Fine Carpentry and Interior Remodeling services.
Testimonials
16 Reviews
John Sara
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2019

I had two front porch posts that were starting to shift off my front porch slab and needed some ideas on how to fix it. I called one remodeling firm in Arlington Hts. and they said the project was too...Read More

suzmahoney
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2018

Architecturally Speaking and owner Jim Butz did a fantastic job with a small project to build a closet in our basement. Very responsive and superior quality of work!Read More

Gloria Santona
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2017

Jim did a great job with my custom closet and laundry room. He was very inventive coming up with solutions for tricky spaces.Read More

browns1983
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2018

On a recommendation, we hired Jim Butz to finish off our fireplace wall and add a mantel. We had a few pictures of things that we liked but were not sure exactly what we wanted. Jim patiently met wi...Read More

zia_bhatti43
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2015

Replaced wood porch railings with custom fabricated PVC railings. Jim provided detailed options with cost estimates. He communicated and updated me regularly via phone/email. Great professionalis...Read More

tfountainmd
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2015

Jim, Architecturally Speaking's proprieter, brings the perspective of a former home inspector to his work. I cannot stress how valuable this was for me and it will be for any of his client's. He app...Read More

dreamsofashopping
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2014

We can't recommend Jim and ASI enough: his work is beautiful. His first project with us was a refurbishing a relatively small bathroom in our 1920 Dutch Colonial. Even though it wasn't a complete remo...Read More

talkingbk5
Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2014

I hired Architecturally Speaking to prepare my townhouse for sale. Jim and his team painted the home, updated the kitchen which included replacing flooring, installing granite counters and replacing t...Read More

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Best of Houzz 2019 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2018 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2016 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2015 - DesignBest of Houzz 2015 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2014 - DesignHouzz InfluencerRecommended on Houzz10,000 Ideabook Saves