As a commuter town, Arvada has access to the main cities of Colorado through the G Line rail system and its 13 bus service routes. This makes it an ideal place to live and build a home, especially for families and young professionals who want to enjoy the quiet suburban area and its access to Boulder and Denver. 

Helping the city’s residents get settled and find a place among its communities are the best general contractors in Arvada. The firms featured below are the highest-rated companies in the city, and you’ll notice the rave reviews left by their past clients. These builders are award-winning and affiliated with the industry’s most respected institutions. 

Sheffield Homes

6777 Wadsworth Boulevard, Arvada, CO 80003

Building custom and speculative residences since 1978, Sheffield Homes is one of the most established general contracting firms in Colorado. The company’s decades of practice have helped it connect and understand the region’s local market as well as the specific needs of a wide variety of clients. The firm’s design-build method allows it to stay with the homeowner from conception to completion.

The firm’s portfolio of living spaces celebrates a wide spectrum of design inspirations. From the traditional nostalgia of classic and farmhouse architecture to the refreshing, minimalist spaces of Asian and contemporary design, the firm put emphasis on function and style. These projects have been recognized by the building and design community through the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver’s MAME Awards, the Home of the Year Awards, and Metro Denver BAR Awards.

Cillessen Construction

12300 W 49th Place, Unit #2, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Cillessen Construction led the redesign and renovation efforts to transform an old home built during the 1970s into an updated, mid-century modern space. The goal of the work was to upgrade the functional and stylistic features of the home without losing its original charm. The project included the introduction of a custom, two-sided fireplace, a custom kitchen, a newly reconfigured staircase and entryway, and a hand-crafted walnut entry door. The firm also upgraded the home’s windows and completed other exterior work, including painting, metal roofing installation, and brickwork. 

Such thoughtful designs can be found throughout the firm’s design-build portfolio. Its client-centered approach to every project has helped it secure its A-plus accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Its work as a custom home builder and a general contractor has helped it secure its place in the industry. 5280 Home Magazine has featured some of the firm’s finest work in recent years. 

Nelson & Son Construction Service Inc.

5460 Ward Road, Suite #385, Arvada, CO 80002

Nelson & Son Construction Service remodeled a single-family home’s old kitchen and reintroduced it as a contemporary space that highlights minimalist, artistic, and sleek elements. Sculptural lighting and ambient lighting added character to the space. The kitchen’s bold simplicity is set by a bright palette that serves as an ideal canvas against the contrasting dark wood cabinetry and black fixtures. Reflecting the complementary palettes is its earth-toned tile flooring tapestry. 

Through the years, the firm’s comprehensive general contracting practice has produced projects that carry the same quality and style.  With principal builders that have over 30 years of experience, the firm has the manpower and skills to serve the entire residential market of the Denver Metro area.  

Right Angle Contracting

5349 Newcombe Street, Arvada, CO 80002

Right Angle Contracting was commissioned to turn Hamm Residence’s old, shabby kitchen area into a modern-traditional space. The client wanted to have a refreshing space where they could entertain guests and the firm delivered just that.  The design reintroduces the appeal of old stained wood materials and the clean, bright palette of minimalist interior design. After removing the outdated flooring and countertops, the company added new cabinets, wood accents, and appliances. Its main prep area is made of granite countertops that flow throughout the space. 

Since the firm’s inception in 2010, it has been one of the most commended general contractors in the region. Reviews from its clients spotlight the firm’s detail-oriented and thoughtful approach to remodeling. It’s not surprising that the company maintains its A-plus certification from the BBB. 

Culligan Construction

7507 Grandview Avenue, Arvada, CO 80002

Culligan Construction worked with local homeowners to remodel a plain kitchen and dining room into timeless interior spaces that exude a nostalgic, homey appeal. The design centered around the warmth of its material palette. Wood elements can be seen throughout the space, especially in its flooring, display cabinets, and select furniture. Red and warm orange tones are consistent with the choice of classic light fixtures and wine red drapery that adorn its wide, full glass windows. 

Whether it is for classic redesigns and remodels or modern upgrades to interior and exterior spaces, the company’s services focus on client needs. This dedication helped it secure its BBB membership and its affiliation with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). As one of the most established companies in the city, the company, and its customer-centric general contracting services, have been around for over 50 years. 

D&G Construction 

1495 Overlook Dr. Lafayette, CO 80026

D&G Construction and Real Estate led a basement conversion project that produced bright and expansive additional living spaces for its client. The work involved the installation of a custom-built wet bar that features a dual beer tap against textured backsplashes. The firm also incorporated secret backroom entry in the guise of a bookshelf that doubles as a door. Minimalist in style, the entire basement is set in a beige and white theme consistent throughout the flooring, walls, and carpet. 

As an emerging general contractor that opened its doors in 2014, the company provides the region with classic, transitional, farmhouse, and contemporary interior and exterior construction services. Its portfolio also features a blend of modern elements and traditional designs that caters to present-day lifestyles. 

AAA Home Improvements

10701 Morrison Road, Lakewood, CO 80227

AAA Home Improvements provides a comprehensive general contracting practice that covers a wide service scope: additions, basement finishing, remodeling, and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) construction. The firm stays with the client from design through construction on every project. A great example of its work is an exterior renovation project that introduced a new backyard and outdoor kitchen space to the client’s traditional-styled home. The new outdoor extension provided an elevated back porch that is visually and structurally connected to the home’s main living area through full-glass sliding doors. An overhead roofing canopy supported by stained wood frames and brick bases adds a cabana-like feel to the space.

BBB-accredited, the firm has been serving the region since 2004. Since its inception, the company has renovated and remodeled hundreds of homes throughout the Denver area. 

A Plus Contractors, LLC

9531 Sierra Drive, Arvada, CO 80005

Focusing on style and functionality, A Plus Contractors completes interior and exterior remodeling, renovations, additions, as well as doors and windows replacement projects. The firm’s extensive practice extends to floor and drywall installation, porch construction, and concrete work especially for the mid-range and high-end residential market. 

Family-owned and operated, the company has been in the construction industry since 2009. Its portfolio of work includes spaces that showcased the timeless appeal of classic tones and materials, as well as the high-performing functionality and smart use of spaces in modern and contemporary designs. The company’s detail-oriented, thoughtful approach to construction has also helped it maintain its stellar BBB-accredited status. 

D Enterprise LLC

6035 W 11th Avenue, #103, Lakewood, CO 80214

D Enterprise LLC’s most notable projects involved the transformation, restoration, and maintenance of culturally significant homes in the region. The firm worked on the expansion of the Tudor-inspired Williams Residence. The home needed an upgrade for a second-level extension to accommodate the client’s growing family. One of the goals of this project was to stay faithful to the home’s existing architectural context by adapting the same nostalgic elements to the new space. The approach is only fitting in that the home is a historic residence located among its fellow historic homes in Washington Park.  

The featured project was a collaboration between the company’s general contracting team and renowned design studio, Track Architecture. The firm’s partnerships with leading architects in the region have helped it produce high-end, detail-focused work since its launch in 2005. 

AG Contractors & Roofing Inc.

5415 W 59th Avenue, Unit E, Arvada, CO 80003

Providing a full-service approach to general contracting and home improvement, AG Contractors & Roofing is a 25-year-old company consistently commended for its stellar customer service. As a member of the BBB, the firm has established a loyal client base across Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Commerce City, Lakewood, Englewood, and Aurora. Its consistent commitment to client satisfaction has also helped it win annual service awards from leading online testimonials and review platforms.

The firm’s portfolio showcases exterior projects that include decks, porches, windows, and doors. The company also provides lighting and electrical installation, custom carpentry, and residential and commercial roofing, remodeling, repair, and maintenance. These spaces are often inspired by traditional, contemporary, transitional, and modern styles.