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Who We Are

ARMOR MATERIALS LLC, an Illinois company that began in 2014 when Michelle Parker and Tammie Rice had the vision to start their own concrete finishing company. ARMOR MATERIALS is legitimately owned and operated by two African-American women. The company has successfully operated in the Chicago area for the last year. The ladies concentrated on small and large scale replacement and repair projects focusing on residential contracting. With the construction boom that is occurring in the state and the desire to improve overall profit margins, the company is planning to include larger commercial and governmental customers.
Who We Are
Michelle and Tammie bring more than 16 years of concrete experience and construction knowledge. Both share an enthusiasm for economic development within the Chicagoland area. In ARMOR MATERIALS’ first year, Michelle and Tammie have established themselves as two of Chicago’s upcoming concrete finishing experts.

Services Offered

  • Concrete Driveways
  • Concrete Flooring
  • Concrete Patios
  • Concrete Walkways
  • Concrete Steps
  • Concrete Garage Pads
  • Concrete Footings & Foundations
  • Concrete Porches
  • Stamped Concrete
Licensed and Insured

Service Area

  • Chicagoland Area
  • All Surrounding Suburbs


  • City of Chicago
  • CTA
  • Dept of Transportation
  • CDB
  • CMS
  • Metra
  • Pace
  • Department of Water
"Armor Materials LLC represents the very best of minority owned and women owned businesses. The leadership team of Tammie and Michelle combine the best of both marketing and competent management in the construction industry. As proud members of the USMCA, their efforts are fully supported by the entire USMCA staff and Board of Directors." Rev. Larry S. Bullock, President\CEO.


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Actual customer reviews for projects: Install Concrete Patios / Walks and Steps

Armor Materials installed a concrete walkway at a commercial properly I own. I was pleasantly surprised...a company that actually pays attention to details. They took the time to discuss multiple options and made sure I thoroughly understood the whole process-both what would be used and why. They were professional, on time; the job was done quickly, and they did a great job cleaning up. I received a great price, an excellent job, and some unexpected education. Then even followed up to make sure I was happy with the job and their performance. Altogether, I was both satisfied and impressed. I have plans to use them on another job soon and recommend them without reservation. Home Advisor Review
Excellent customer service that almost outshines the good work they did. I would definitely recommend this company to others. Home Advisor Review
Armor Materials replaced the concrete path alongside my house. It was cracked and draining rain into the basement. They were professional from the start, responding to my email inquiry the same day, and coming to measure and providing a quote within a couple of days. They arrived and set to work, every efficiently, even dealing with a cranky neighbor who would not move her car from in front of my house to allow the concrete delivery truck to park. Start to finish was around five hours, and the finish on the new path is just amazing, its solid and very neat, and will easily withstand Chicago winters for many years to come. I have already asked them to quote for another project, and will be recommending them to anyone needing work on their house. They are a very professional and friendly team, and I cannot recommend them highly enough. I have had seven different contractors working on my house this year and these guys are the best!! Home Advisor Review
Very professional. Home Advisor Review
Armor Materials did a wonderful job with our concrete patio project. They were very timely, professional and extremely conscientious about communicating with me. They were diligent about the quality of work performed and that it was being completed to our satisfaction. They also readily answered any of our questions and provided additional solutions/recommendations that will assist us in properly taking care of our new concrete. Tammie and Michelle were a pleasure to work with and so was their staff. We highly recommend them to others! We look forward to enjoying our patio space for many years to come. Home Advisor Review

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