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Architectural Builders Supply

Additional Locations

Phone: (773) 809-3667 Fax: (773) 341-7498 View Additional Phone Numbers 210 E School Lane, Prospect Heights, IL 60070 View Additional Web Addresses

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BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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To be accredited by BBB, a business must apply for accreditation and BBB must determine that the business meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses must pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that lowered the rating for Architectural Builders Supply include:

  • 6 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Failure to respond to 3 complaint(s) filed against business

Factors that raised the rating for Architectural Builders Supply include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

6 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 1
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 5
Total Closed Complaints 6

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on Architectural Builders Supply
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 1
Negative Experience 1
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: April 22, 2008 Business started: 08/01/2001 Business started locally: 08/01/2001 Business incorporated 02/01/2002 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Richard Howard, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Richard Howard, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

Building Materials Closet Systems & Accessories Door Frames Doors Electric Equipment & Supplies - Retail Hardware - Retail Key Holders Lighting Fixtures - Retail Plumbing Fixtures, Parts, Supplies - Retail Tools - Hand Glass - Plate and Window Internet Shopping Fire Extinguishers Medical Equipment & Supplies Weather Stripping Millwork Signs Bathroom Accessories Other Building Material Dealers (NAICS: 444190)

Alternate Business Names Architectural Builders Supply, Inc.
Additional Information

Consumer Alert:

Consumers please be aware that it has been brought to our attention that an individual received a check via express mail. We were informed that the envelope had no letter of instruction or phone numbers but a PO Box in Florida.

Architectural Builders Supply has no affiliation with the business in question. So Please be aware that someone out there is using an accredited businesses name in order to try and deceive people.

If you come across the same situation please inform the BBB Immediately.

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Architectural Builders Supply has received 1.33 out of 5 stars based on 2 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of F.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.