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About Kitchen & Bath Authority

The Kitchen and Bath Authority, located in Chicago’s western suburb of Wheaton, is a full service home renovation and remodeling company specializing in design solutions and installation services for your entire home. We are widely recognized for our quality of remodeling work and our dedication to client satisfaction.


No matter how large or small your project may be, Kitchen and Bath Authority’s professional staff of designers and craftsmen will work with you and your budget to create the space of your dreams. We have been in business for over 30 years, and have a wealth of satisfied customers throughout the DuPage County area and suburbs and throughout the Chicagoland area. We enjoy an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and have a wealth of clients who return to us.


Our 5,000 square foot showroom showcases not only our three cabinet lines of builder, semi-custom and custom cabinetry for every room in your home, but extensive countertop choices, plumbing fixtures, tile, faucets and everything in between as well. We have access to and extensive knowledge of all the products available for your project. We can work with homeowners and contractors alike. And if window replacement, basement remodeling, entertainment centers, home offices, or reconfiguring your floor plan are on your to do list, we can manage those as well.

In addition to designing and remodeling beautiful kitchens and baths, we also create laundry rooms, wet bars, libraries, fireplace surrounds, bookcases, whole house remodels, hardwood flooring, and computer workstations just to name a few. We can create anything that requires cabinetry storage combined with intelligent space planning, You will be pleased with our diverse product selection, unique design solutions, and responsive service. As you know kitchens and baths are the most complicated and expensive rooms to remodel. Our business philosophy is to inform you of the pros and cons of both design concept and product application so you are entirely comfortable in making the right decision for your project.


K&BA can offer you a growing list of brand name products at exceptional values! This approach ensures your long term satisfaction.


You can trust your project to us. We are recognized as an industry leader. Bringing the latest in products and services to the area since 1975. We would like you to know that we are licensed, fully insured, and members of NKBA, BBB, and the Wheaton Chamber Of Commerce. We have experienced Kitchen & Bath designers on staff.


Please contact our showroom for a visit to our showroom located in Wheaton for a free design consultation, and an exploration of possibilities for your home.

Our company is not affiliated with the New York based online KBA company

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Our Team
Verlissa Schrepfer | Phone: 630-653-8833

Marilyn McClarence | Phone: 630-653-8833

Employed at Kitchen & Bath Authority in Wheaton, IL-14 years
Verlissa attended DeVry technical institute and University of Illinois-Chicago earlier on. Acting on her passion for interior design attended Harrington College of Design in Chicago where she received a BFA in Interior Design in 2006.  


Shortly after beginning her career in the interior design industry began working as a designer assistant for a renowned Naperville kitchen and bath design showroom working closely with key designers. Joining Kitchen and Bath Authority creating drawings, space planning, assisting clients with material selection as well as creating great relationships with clients year after year inspired her to further her design career.


Simultaneously working in retail and management with a major nationwide retail company along with satisfying her passion and pride for design. Retiring from one industry after 36 years of service to continue acting on design opportunities which involved her acquisition of Kitchen and Bath Authority while working with local businesses to provide a stable economy in the community. Keeping with the integrity of the company’s name and longstanding presence in the community as well as creating opportunities for a medley of up and coming designers as well as qualified designers with years of experience in efforts to meet the aesthetic and functional needs of our clients.


“I like to collaborate with my clients in order to materialize their visons into reality, simultaneously creating long lasting relationships “

Marilyn brings over 20 years’ experience in remodeling to every
project.  She prides herself on creating spaces that suit the individual needs of her clients.


In today’s market, she recognizes that budget awareness is a big part of her job, and works with budgets large and small! 


She attended Brookdale Community College in New Jersey and graduated with a degree in interior design, and also studied at Parsons School of Design in New York.


Marilyn enjoys working with homeowners to design solutions that are both functional and beautiful, and as personal as each customer’s lifestyle.

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