About G.C. Lorton Construction

Chris Lorton founder and President of G. C. Lorton, Inc. is a second generation construction man. His father George Lorton started Lorton Electric in 1962. Chris and his brothers grew up working in the family business all of their younger years and through college. Chris graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1980 with a bachelors degree in Technical Education where he concentrated in Energy, Production, and Building Trades.

G. C. Lorton, Inc. is a small company, but a one stop shop when it comes to getting your construction needs met. Brenda Lorton, wife of Chris, and office manager of the company will most likely greet you when you call, and coordinate the service work, scheduling and billing. Chris will be the first one to tell you that he’s not a one man show, but blessed with an experienced team of hard working tradesman, that enjoy and pride themselves in their work.

Whether its renovation, storm damage, fire damage, siding, seamless gutters, or Roofing, we have the tools, the experience, and the man power to get the job done, and done right. If it is out of our circle of expertise, we will be the first to let you know. If we can’t do it, we most likely can help you find someone who can.

We can do almost anything but renovation work is our specialty. We enjoy the challenge of taking a property that has out lived its usefullness and bringing it up to speed in today’s society. The key is in designing the character of the old to blend itself with the needs of today. We have done it many times with many different buildings. Each one is its own piece of art work. Go to renovation or new construction to view some of our work.