Bartelt is in the home remodeling, custom cabinetry and electrical business for residential property. Rick Bartelt and Rick Filo became partners in 1993, but began their careers in their respective family businesses, each ultimately feeling compelled to go into business for himself in the 1980s. By 1993, they decided to join forces. Originally based in Butler, Wis., the firm moved offices to Menomonee Falls, Wis., in 1995. With more than 50 in-house design and construction professionals, the company is one of Wisconsin s premier build/remodeling firms. Bartelt provides design/build, design process and a la carte options to its clients. The firm s portfolio consists of kitchens, master suites/bathrooms, recreational spaces, custom homes, large-scale renovations, family living spaces, and sunrooms and porches.