William L. Richards

4.72 |21 Verified Ratings
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William L. Richards

4.72 | 21 Verified Ratings
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2523 St. Clair River Drive
Algonac, MI 48001
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William L. Richards

William Richards has the knowledge and expertise to assist you with your residential home improvement needs. Established in 1983, he began as a sub-contractor, servicing general contractors in many areas of residential construction. In 1991 Bill became a licensed general contractor servicing his own clients in residential construction and hasn't looked back. He says," we value our customers by providing quality craftsmanship, an open line of communication, coaching along the way and because we have chosen to stay a relatively small family owned and operated company, we are very competitively priced." Now that his two sons, Bill and Jim have continued to treat every client as if they were family and their projects as if it were their own home "Big Bill" ventures off at times doing handyman projects but still continuing to do one job at a time. Like Bill says," We do it very well. Once we're done, then and only then do we move onto the next project."


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Service Area

  • Naples
  • Fort Myers
  • Warren
  • Troy
  • Detroit
  • Farmington
  • Southfield
  • Sterling Heights
  • Lake Orion
  • Cape Coral
  • West Bloomfield
  • Rochester
  • Utica
  • Bonita Springs
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • Clinton Township
  • Saint Clair Shores
  • Clarkston
  • Royal Oak
  • Port Huron
  • Birmingham
  • Macomb
  • New Haven
  • Grosse Pointe
  • New Baltimore
  • Oxford
  • Auburn Hills
  • White Lake
  • Washington
  • Fort Myers Beach
  • Mount Clemens
  • Oak Park
  • Allenton
  • Casco
  • Ray
  • Emmett
  • Marine City
  • Yale
  • Avoca
  • Goodells
  • Harper Woods
  • Huntington Woods
  • Estero
  • Armada
  • Capac
  • Berkley
  • Saint Clair
  • Clawson
  • Center Line
  • Marysville
  • Commerce Township
  • East China
  • Ortonville
  • Jeddo
  • Madison Heights
  • Fraser
  • Smiths Creek
  • Leonard
  • Franklin
  • Algonac
  • Eastpointe
  • Fort Gratiot
  • Memphis
  • Columbus
  • Fair Haven
  • Hazel Park
  • Roseville
  • Richmond
  • Harsens Island
  • Harrison Township
  • Ferndale
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • North Street
  • Sanibel
  • Anchorville
  • Lehigh Acres
  • Romeo
  • Lakeville
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Major Renovation - Multiple Rooms
  • Basement Remodel
  • Metal Awning or Patio Cover Install
  • Custom Arbor, Pergola or Trellis
  • Acoustic Ceiling Repair
  • Acoustic Ceiling Install
  • Deck or Porch Build or Replace
  • Deck or Porch Repair
Disability Services
  • Disability Remodel
  • Sliding Door or Tracks Repair
  • Interior Door Install
  • Exterior Doors Install
Garage & Garage Doors
  • Build Garage
Glass & Mirrors
  • Mirrors Install or Replace
Handyman Services
  • Handyman for Multiple Small Projects
  • Weatherstripping Install
  • Child-proofing Install
  • Paint or Stain Small Projects
Sheds & Enclosures
  • Shed, Barn or Playhouse Build
  • Shelter or Outbuilding Build
Window Coverings

Areas of Expertise

  • Residential rough and finish carpentry
  • Maintenance free deck specialist
  • Outdoor storage solutions such as sheds, garages and out buildings

Product Brands Used

  • Timber Tech
  • Trex

Quick Facts

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In Business Since: 1991
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC)
State Licensing
Trade: Builder Individual License
License #: 2101103970
Expiration: 05-31-2023
Green Certifications
  • NARI - National Association of The Remodeling Industry
Type: General Liability
Amount: $0
Expiration: 05-13-2021
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Habitat For Humanity Womens Build


William L. Richards

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Review by in Richmond, MI
We hired bill to finish our basement for us prior to the shutdown. We chose Bill because he gave us a great price and we immediately felt comfortable with him. We were able to get our framing done right before we shutdown. Bill stayed in constant communication with us throughout the shutdown and really went to work for us when the shutdown was lifted. We feel we received exactly what we thought we would. He was friendly, an excellent communicator, and worked hard. We would highly recommend hiring Bill for your next project.
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Review by in Utica, MI
Courteous and respectful. Cleaned up. Great father and son

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Review by in Clinton Township, MI
Bill Richards did a great job repl acing the deck on my father s home. He was quick to respond to my request for a quote and he did a much better job assessing the condition of the existing structure. This resulted in a more economical solution to repair the deck. Bill and his team were onsite as scheduled each day. They were very courteous to my dad and completed the entire project on time and budget. Bill s team left the worksite clean and my dad and family are all pleased with the new deck. I d highly recommend Bill Richards company to anyone considering a construction project or handyman repair on their home or property.

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Review by in Clinton Township, MI
Very professional, quality work in a timely fashion we couldn't be happier.

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Review by in Yale, MI
We hired Bill for a $20,000+ job in Lake Orion for a new Deck that in less than 2 years is coming apart all over the place. This is purely from workmanship. Bill will not return calls or emails. He never provided his son s information who could also fix this issue for us. He is not honoring his workmanship warranty and we will be addressing this with the Better Business Bureau.

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Review by in Rochester Hills, MI
Bill and his son did a great job replacing my wood privacy fence. Quality work at a fair price. The work was done done quickly and very professionally. It was a very well thought out design and constructed with extra fortification where it was needed. This is the second job Bill has done for me as he replaced my deck last year. I was so impressed that I had him do the fence this year. I'm planning a few other projects for either later this year or next. Bill will be first on the list to quote this work. He is at the top of my list of contractors for future work I am planning.

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5.0   |  
My pergola is absolutely beautiful!! I have received so many compliments. I searched many contractors trying to find someone who could do this custom job with a fair price. Bill did the job quickly, as promised and it exceeded all of my expectations. Great job!! I would highly recommend him and his crew. A+++++

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Review by in Franklin, MI
Project: Build a Garage
Bill and his team are fantastic builders. They go above and beyond on their projects and the quality is incredible. Plus, his follow up and desire to ensure that the project meets your expectations are an A+. Bill does not leave anything undone. I am looking to add on to the house next year and now I only have to call one builder.

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Review by in Warren, MI
They were very professional and finished the job before the projected dated of completion. I would hire them again and again.

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He was Excellent. He did a multi-level deck, installed a fireplace and added a shower in my downstairs bathroom. All the work was done well. I would hire him again with no hesitation. He went above and beyond the work that I wanted.

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