10359 S. Pulaski Road Chicago, Illinois 1-800-640-6873


Dedication to quality

Murphy’s Windows and Sunrooms was founded by James Murphy, Sr. in 1983 in the south Beverly community. 
Mr. Murphy grew his business one customer at a time. He worked midnights as a police officer and ran the business from a basement office for four years. In the spring of 1987, he moved Murphy’s headquarters to 10349 S. Pulaski. Earning a reputation as a fair businessman who prided himself on service and going the extra mile for his customers, Murphy’s Windows grew into a full service exterior remodeling company as it added sunrooms, entry doors, and siding to its list of expertise.
Murphy’s has always hired the best installers, using only American Architectural Manufacturing Association Certified Carpenters. In 1994, he was proud to be named by the leading remodeling publication, Qualified Remodeler, as one of the top 500 remodeling firms in the United States. The company has earned this recognition 9 more times since this first honor.

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James Murphy


James Murphy, Jr. is the president of Murphy’s Window and Sunrooms. He grew up in the window business and began his career at the Murphy’s warehouse during his grade school and high school years. He attended St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago. In the Fall 1997, he attended Pepperdine University in California and graduated with a degree in international finance. In the Spring 2001, Murphy rejoined the family business and became president in Fall 2001. Murphy has since helped grow the business from $600,000 in annual sales to $3 million, with projections of $5 million by 2012. His passions include family, friends, and golf.