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Edward A. Anderson Company has been in continuous operation, specializing in high end residential construction, since 1913.  We work on all types of projects, including additions, interior and exterior alterations, architectural renovations, restorations, home preservation and basic overall maintenance.  We are carpenters, craftsmen and designers... people who take great pride in everything we do and are committed to you and your budget.  After four generations in business our reputation is still built on the highest level of quality construction, and because we are owned and managed by a licensed, professional architect, we bring more than quality and pride to your project – we bring creativity and respect for traditional craftsmanship.

We maintain our own in-house staff of experienced carpenters, and we emphasize to them the things that go beyond quality construction, things such as cleanliness, courtesy, and communication. Poor communication between contractor and client is the greatest potential source of frustration in the industry.  All of our talented team leaders are trained to keep you advised of project schedules and the important decisions required to keep things moving. We empower our lead carpenters to make on-the-spot decisions with you so that issues – both critical and not-so-critical – can be reviewed and resolved promptly.  We take pride in being able to interact with you in a friendly, timely and knowledgeable manner.

Our operations are streamlined, with just a small local office and no fancy showrooms or other costly overhead expenses. Our company size is purposely controlled in order to maintain a close personal relationship with each client.  Avoiding multiple layers of staff enables us to work like craftsmen of yesteryear, where your lead carpenter is a decision-maker, responsible for working directly with you to complete your project in a manner that makes you as pleased and proud of our work as we are. You will always be provided with very personal service, whether directly from our principal; Paul L. Armstrong an architect and local Wilmette resident, or any other member of our team.

When you become a client of Edward A. Anderson, you join a group of homeowners, most of whom have been with us for many years and over a variety of different projects. Most of our first time clients become repeat customers who are so pleased with our work they continue to come back and are eager to refer us to their family, friends and neighbors.  In a number of cases, when ownership of a home has changed, Edward A. Anderson has gone right along with that home to work with the new owner upon the recommendation of the original owner. We consider this the ultimate testimonial!

You've worked on my home for nearly 20 years on lots of projects, A couple remodels, A new basement, A wine cellar. All of them were well done and some were difficult. You do good work and you're pleasant to work with.

Thanks for all the assistance. All the best! - Bruce

Edward A. Anderson Company is a first class contractor. They are very knowledable with an excellent subcontractor network. Their commitment to quality and professionalism is at the highest level. - Ted
Renovations can be stressful, but EAA was always there with answers to questions. The work and workers are always professional and to the highest standards. If we do another project EAA would be the obvious choice. - John
There’s no way I could conceive of that your service and attention to our needs could possibly improved. - Bob
Everyone who came to our house was conscientious and respectful. They made the project as seamless as possible. After the project was completed the follow-up response to any repairs or issues was prompt and completed in a timely manner. We fully recommend your company. - Nancy
E.A.A. stands out amongst its competetors in regards to thoroughness and quality. - Lisa
Working with Edward A. Anderson you’ll know you’ve made the right choice. They have an incredible appreciation for your time and budget. They all go out of their way to make themselves available anytime you like and most importantly they understand good communication and personal attention. - Paul
Your project manager, carpenters and subcontractors were great. Everyone treated our house as if it was their own. You were very responsive and proactive. The best contractor we have ever had! Edward A. Anderson is highly recommended to friends and neighbors. - John
We appreciate the quick response and very professional work that was performed. In particular, thank Jeff for his carpentry wizardry. - Bob
It was a pleasure working with you and all of your Edward A. Andsrson Associates. Your team is professional, friendly and made the project move along as swiftly as possible. Our lead carpenter was diligent and kept us informed…especially during the final phase of the project. We thank you for making the Kitchen-Great Room of my dreams – but also for being a good friend! - Patty
We could not be more pleased with the work you did and with the final product. The bar area and wine room look terrific. Our carpenter has done a great job. I am sure that he gets tremendous kudos on every job, but I have been truly impressed by the bredth of his knowledge and his commitment. He has been just a pleasure to work with. We appreciate all that you have done. - Terry

When you select Edward A. Anderson Company for your project you are not only committing to an excellent team of carpenter-craftsmen, superior vendors and expert subcontractors, but you are also entering into a relationship with people who care about you, your home and your complete satisfaction every step of the way. It is our objective to make your construction project, no matter how large or small, a pleasure for you, free of frustration and worry during the process and a source of satisfaction and pride for many years to come.

Overall it's quite simple, our people treat you and your home the same way they like to be treated, with meticulous concern for cleanliness, along with the utmost of care and perfection throughout the entire process.

To learn more about Edward A. Anderson Company contact us at 847-446-1648, contact via email or visit our brochure page for more information.