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Acheson Builders

Acheson Builders

General Contractors

About Us

Ann Arbor's Artistic Design Build Firm
Best of Houzz 2018
One of Ann Arbor’s finest and most experienced full service Design-Build firms – since 1973 – building superior custom homes and home renovations. With personal attention to your needs & dreams, our experienced design team will focus on building a relationship with you while earning your trust and meeting your building or remodeling goals with the BEST possible design, service, and performance. From Jim Acheson: My passion for architecture started as a young child sitting on the porch of our family’s historic country home. I loved the intricacy of design and latticework on the porch filigree. As I grew, I’d frequently be found doodling architectural ideas on scraps of paper. I later went on to study architecture at the University of Michigan and worked summers for a local builder. After 3 ½ years of college, I had to break from school in order to earn more money to keep going. The builder I worked for taught me carpentry skills, but also was impressed by my eye for design. When that builder saw a commercial opportunity he wanted to pursue, he turned over his customer base in residential work to me, and I started my own company from there (way back in 1973!) I love bringing beautiful architecture and building to the Ann Arbor area.

Services Provided

Attic Conversion, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Brick Siding, Carport Installation, Cedar Siding, Concrete Flooring, Countertop Installation, Custom Home, Custom Home Bars, Deck Building, Deck Repair, Demolition, Drywall Installation, Energy-Efficient Homes, Exterior Door Installation, Fiber Cement Siding, Fireplace Installation, Floor Leveling, Flooring Installation, Garage Building, Green Building, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Gym Design & Construction, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, Kitchen Remodeling, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Construction, Porch Design & Construction, Roof Replacement, Siding Installation, Skylight Installation, Structural Engineering, Sustainable Design, Tile Installation, Trim Work, Vinyl Flooring Installation, Wainscoting, Window Installation, Window Replacement, Wine Cellar Installation, Wood Floor Installation, Wood Siding, Wood Stove Installation, Custom Cabinets, Remodeling

Areas Served

Ann Arbor, Barton Hills, Bridgewater, Dexter, Saline, Ypsilanti, Brighton, Gregory, Hamburg, Howell, Pinkney, Chelsea, Salem, Manchester, Plymouth, Northville, Whitmore Lake, Willis, Whittaker, Belleville, Canton, Dixboro


Certified Graduate Builder, Certified Graduate Remodeler, Certified Aging in Place Specialist; Keppler Award for Remodeling Achievement 2014; Member of the BBB: A+ rated. Top 3 Home Builders in Ann Arbor by ThreeBest Rated for the 2016 & 2017 year!

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25 Projects

Bathroom - mid-sized traditional master white tile and marble tile dark wood floor and brown floor bathroom idea in Detroit with furniture-like cabinets, white cabinets, purple walls, an undermount sink, a hinged shower door, a one-piece toilet and marble countertops

Bathroom, Cascade Lane, Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI
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Business Details

Business Name

Acheson Builders

Phone Number

(734) 339-2088


Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Typical Job Cost

$50,000 - 1 million

We are skilled at working within your comfortable investment level.

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Average rating: 5 out of 5 stars