As an independent dealer we look to market ourselves as a specialty appliance outlet. Our focus is to the residential appliance products. We choose products that are going to be the best possible value for function and quality. We display product in a large but not overwhelming showroom so clients can focus on the products they need. Our staff is knowledgeable and courteous and would love to walk you or client around our showroom where they can see, touch, and feel the products to make the right purchase decision.
We have been in business since 1913 and in our third generation of family. We are one of only .5% of businesses that can say they have been established that long. We take great pride of that fact. Since we have been established for so long, we are a financially strong business you can be assured will be here when you need us. We practice responsible business morals and strong ethical behavior to maintain our integrity or you and your clients.
Novak and Parker was founded in 1913 by Joe Novak and Robert Parker. They established their business in an effort to serve their community much like it is established today. Now in its third generation of Novak ownership, unlike most businesses, we do not feel much has changed. There is still a need for businesses that provide quality goods and services to their community. There were and are always new products and services to embrace. It is our job at serving our community to bring you the best possible products and services our industry has to offer.
1913 - Novak and Parker established as electrical contractors in downtown Park Ridge, IL
1920's - Novak and Parker establishes a retail presence selling gas and electrical fixtures and introducing major appliances
1938 - 25 years in business
1942 - WWII
1943 - Both Robert Novak and Jimmy Novak enlist to serve their country
1945 - Joe Novak purchases shares from Robert Parker
1962 - Joe Novak sells shares to Robert Novak and Jimmy Novak
1963 - 50 years in business
1963 - Robert Novak establishes new store front in Mt. Prospect
1976 - Jimmy Novak Passes
1986 - Novak and Parker retire original location 114 Main St
1988 - 75 years in business
2002 - Dan Novak purchases shares from Robert Novak (third generation Novak)
2008 - Novak and Parker does major building renovation
2014 - 100 years and three generations of family ownership!