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The Lester Family Blog!

  1. Lester's Power Screen of Topsoil Eliminates Junk in Your Garden Steve Lester 23-Oct-2013
  2. Chilton Flagstone Customer Pickup of 1620 lbs in car Steve Lester 02-Oct-2013
  3. Lester's Helps With Another Eagle Scout Project Steve Lester 25-Sep-2013
  4. Lester's Receives New Shipment of 18"-24" Boulders Steve Lester 10-Sep-2013
  5. Lester's Material Prepares for Grayslake Parade 2013 Steve Lester 03-Sep-2013
  6. Lester's Material Helps Boy Scout Earn Eagle Project Steve Lester 20-Aug-2013
  7. Mulch comes in many colors but it’s all green as a reusable resource Steve Lester 05-Jun-2013
  8. Contrasting styles of paved brick patio installers Steve Lester 29-May-2013
  9. Is your mulch a friend or enemy to your plants and trees? Steve Lester 22-May-2013
  10. Lester’s Material retaining walls that last Steve Lester 15-May-2013

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Customer Testimonial!

"Dear Keith & Crew,

Thank you very much for the professionalism, attention to detail and hard work that went into our new patio!

We are very pleased with our changed backgard space and would highly recommend "Lesters" to family and friends. From first contact to project completion, your work ethic and priority of customer satisfaction shined through.
We wish you continued success! Thanks,"
The Duffy Family

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Welcome to Lester's Material Service
You'll begin by loving our materials, then our service!

Lester's Material Services Grayslake ILEstablished in 1960 with two generations of experience.  Lester's is large enough to handle any size project; butsmall enough to give you personalized service.

Our Employees
Lester's Material Service hires only the best craftsmen available in the trade. We will see your project through from imagination to reality.  Lester's Sales Team will help you come up with a custom design that meets your specific needs.

Our Design Philosophy
Let form follow function and let your pavers project become an extension of your home.  By assisting you in your selection of texture and color, you are assured an excellent result.

Working with Lester's Material Service is Easy...See How!

Call Lester's Material (847) 223-7000 for:

  • Driveway Repair
  • Pothole Repair
  • Slop
  • Soft Re-Gravel
  • Topdress
  • Snap Edge Heaving
  • Poured Concrete Heaving
  • Brick Paver Heaving
  • Re-Grade or Repair
  • Redirect Downspouts
  • Retaining Wall Re-leveling
  • Retaining Wall Repair.

Lester's Material Service can deliver all of your landscaping bulk materials: Gravel, Sand, Topsoil, Boulders, Limestone, etc.

View the areas in which we deliver: Bulk Landscape Materials with Delivery available to Lake County IL

Our Services


Snow Removal
Municipality & Commercial

Materials - Pickup & Delivery
Mulch, Sand & Gravel & Topsoil Lake County IL


Paver Bricks Lake County IL Installation
Driveway, Sidewalk, Patio & More

Brickwork - Repair & Installation
Step, Entryway, and Patio Repair

lesters lester's driveways brick repair and installation

Pioneer Press Article August 12, 2010 By ANGELA D. SYKORA

Bill Lester & Lori Lester-Zwilling
Brother and sister Bill Lester and Lori Lester-Zwilling, owners of Lester's Material Service, walk through the yard of their material service company in Grayslake. (Rob Dicker/Staff Photographer)

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It's not the War of the Roses, but two Grayslake-based landscaping businesses who share the same name want customers to know it's not all in the family.

Lester's Material Service, Inc., a landscape supplier located at 1980 S. Route 83, was founded in 1960 by Ron and Connie Lester, proprietors of Lester's Bison Farm. Three of their children -- Steve Lester, Bill Lester and Lori Lester-Zwilling -- now run the business known to be Lake County's oldest and largest hardscape dealer and installer.

The Lester family is concerned that another business, Lester's Nursery, Landscaping and Construction Co., Inc., is setting up shop in Grayslake after relocating from Hawthorn Woods earlier this year. "We've always been known as the Lester's," said Lori Lester-Zilling. "We want to make sure our customers know who they are calling. Our concern is that a couple customers had work done by them (Lester's Nursery and Landscaping) only to find out after that we didn't do the work."