Kitchens are vital parts of our homes; they are places where we prepare and eat our meals, as well bond with our friends and family. With the daily use of our kitchens over time, they eventually reach a point in which they have to be renovated or remodeled to meet our daily needs. Fortunately, Colorado is never short of kitchen remodelers who can do the job.
Colorado is home to many quality kitchen remodelers. With the abundance of premium remodelers and the continuing remodeling boom, it can be a difficult task to pick a kitchen remodeler who will best address your needs and personal taste. With that in mind, we compiled a list of kitchen remodelers who will best satisfy all your kitchen remodeling needs. To ensure the quality of the list, all firms have been evaluated based on their customer service track record, portfolio, affiliations, and home remodeling awards and achievements.
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15) DivisionOne Construction
2352 Dayton St., Aurora, CO 80010
Established in 2001, DivisionOne Construction is a professional home builder that focuses on providing luxury remodeling services throughout the Denver area. Its principal and owner, Kirk Cochran, leads the company with his knowledge and experience as a home contractor.
Cochran earned his Real Estate and Construction Management degree from the University of Denver. He also has a degree in Communications from University of Colorado, and completed an associates degree in Outdoor Education from Colorado Mountain College. As a professional home builder, he is certified by the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA).
Serving Denver for more than 17 years, the company has received a number of awards for its quality service. This includes the 2017 Custom and Remodeling Excellence (CARE) Gold Award for Exterior Model for its Dahlia Street residence project, a Gold Award for its Whole House Remodel – $1 Million and over, and the Architectural Design Award for the same project. The company is also a proud member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Metro Denver.
14) Creative Remodeling
5475 Leetsdale Dr # Q, Denver, CO 80246
Creative Remodeling is a residential construction firm that specializes in all things remodeling- whole house renovations, specialty rooms, and living spaces. This full-service general contracting company was founded by Tom Owens, who draws from his over three decades of experience. He has led the company in earning awards for its exterior and interior renovations. These include multiple CAREs for kitchen and bathroom remodels, a Chrysalis Award for a whole house renovation, and a Best of the Best Award from Professional Remodeler.
Its kitchen portfolio features traditional dining and cooking areas with intricate wood cabinets, wrought iron fixtures, and custom range hoods. This featured kitchen won a bronze medal at the 2016 Colorado Awards for Remodeling Excellence (CARE) by the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver. The updated space retained its charm through its wood elements such as the custom wine shelves and cabinetry.
13) True North Builders
11316 Bonanza Cir., Franktown, CO 80116
Located in Franktown, True North Builders has been providing services to Metro Denver for more than 18 years. Craig Pickrel, the company’s president and co-owner, holds a degree in Construction Management from Colorado State University. After earning his degree in 1973, Craig partnered with his father to form Pickrel Construction, which was in service until 1990. He then decided to work for a leading national homebuilder for ten years, before finally deciding to establish his own company in 2000.
Backed by years of experience, True North Builders has been recognized by some of the most well-known organizations in the construction industry. In 2014, the company was named Remodeler of the Year by HBA Metro Denver. It also bagged a number of other awards that year, including third place in the Kitchen Remodel category, and second place in the Whole Remodel Category of the Colorado Award for Remodeling Excellence. The company is also affiliated with NAHB, the HBA Metro Denver and its Remodelers Council, and the BBB, with an A+ rating.
12) Stewart Remodel-Design-Build
5061 N 30th St., Suite 102, Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Stewart Remodel-Design-Build has been providing services to Colorado Springs and its surrounding areas for nearly 20 years. With his background in construction, owner and operator Tom Stewart has slowly expanded his company to become one of the biggest remodeling firms in the country; joining the list of Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 Remodeling Firms in the U.S. in 2015.
The firm has an A+ rating from the BBB and is Aging-In-Place Certified by the NAHB. It is also a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), and the NAHB.
One of the strengths of Stewart Remodel-Design-Build is that it has partnerships with a wide variety of product manufacturers. This offers customers a huge inventory of samples for countertops, light fixtures, tiles, and cabinetry, which can help ensure the quality of the kitchen remodel.
11) Aspen Builders
9249 South Broadway Suite #200-165, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Based in Highlands Ranch, Aspen Builders is a design/build remodeling company that has been serving Denver and its surrounding areas for more than 13 years. The company’s president and owner, Chris Beasley, holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University.
With Beasley’s leadership and over 35 years of experience in engineering, construction management, and remodeling, Aspen Builders has garnered a number of awards and certifications since its founding in 2005. These include the 2015 Gold Star Award, an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), a Lead-Safe certification from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the 2015 CARE Awards from the Remodelers’ Council of the HBA Metro Denver.
What sets the company apart from other kitchen remodelers is its own dedicated and secure online project management system. This allows its customers to track the status of the project, see schedules and photos, check financial information, and know the materials selected in the project.
10) Bob McGrath Construction
2784 Janitell Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Bob McGrath Construction has built a reputation for remodeling historic homes in Colorado Springs. Established in 2002 by construction veteran Bob McGrath, the firm utilizes a combination of in-house laborers and subcontractors. Its in-house team of 30 handles most of the heavy construction work, like demolition and carpentry, while its own shop produces custom cabinetry and beams.
The firm specializes in remodels of homes in the historic districts and old neighborhoods of Colorado Springs. 1920s and 1930s homes undergo major renovations, and are transformed into modern sustainable homes that retain their old world charm. The firm remodels kitchens in homes built in various styles, such as Spanish Colonial, French Tudor, and Craftsman. Its kitchen work spans from minor aesthetic changes to major buildouts.
This kitchen in a classic Craftsman home was transformed to accommodate large numbers of people for entertaining and events. It was relocated to an addition in the back of the home, and three French doors were incorporated to connect the space to the outdoors. A neutral color palette keeps the home fresh and updated, while finishes in dark accents provide a stunning contrast.
9) H&H Builders
12295 Pennsylvania St. Suite 10 B, Denver CO 80241
H&H Builders offers clients the benefit of over 50 years of combined experience in residential construction and design-build construction, including engineering and design/build remodeling. The firm provides a variety of work—from structural and aesthetic remodeling, to historic renovations. Its list of accolades for its renovation projects include multiple HBA Denver CAREs, and a spot on Remodeling Magazine’s 2016 Big 50 list.
Dilsha and John Happel head this residential construction company, using years of honed skill and expertise. John holds a Masters degree in Structural Engineering, and is a Licensed Professional Engineer. He is also a Certified Graduate Remodeler who once chaired the Council of Professional Remodelers of the HBA Metro Denver. Dilsha is a practiced evaluator. She is the first contact of clients when it comes to projects.
The firm specializes kitchen and bathroom remodeling and additions. Open layouts, custom cabinetry, and eye-catching backsplashes are some of the prominent elements of the firm’s kitchens. An example is the featured kitchen, which is part of a historic remodel of a 1920’s stone miner’s cottage. It was completely demolished and reconfigured to include a vaulted ceiling with a heavy ridge beam. An enlarged workspace provided more cabinets and countertops, along with a large island and pantry accessible by a sliding “barn door”.
8) Lester Development
418 E Cooper Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611
Tom Lester is a Michigan native who studied business in Florida before finding his way to Colorado. He merged the skills he learned in business and his passion for construction to establish Lester Development in 1998. Today, the firm is responsible for custom mountain homes and renovations of penthouses, condo units, and single-family homes in and around the Aspen area.
The firm has won two regional Chrysalis Awards in 2017 for Kitchen Remodel and Residential Interior. It also earned a 2017 Design Award from Professional Remodeler. The award-winning space is a condo unit refreshed and updated to mimic a cabin home feel. White oak surrounds the kitchen from the cabinets to the ceilings to give an open airy feel. A skylight adds to this, bringing in natural light. Modern industrial fixtures and workspace countertops add a contemporary touch.
7) Denver Design Build
100 Kalamath St, Denver, CO 80223
Denver Design Build is a residential and commercial company serving Metro Denver. In the residential building aspect, it specializes in custom homes and complete home renovations. It has exhibited its expertise through its awards and industry recognition. The firm is a five-time winner of the Best Home Builder Award from Denver Business Magazine’s Best of Colorado Awards, and a finalist of the CARE Awards of the HBA Denver. It has also been featured in Modern Builder Magazine and the US Builders Review.
Formed in 2010, it is run by seasoned experts with over 30 years of experience. Its founders and leaders, Jeff Ayres and Jeff Gates, both have construction backgrounds, each having owned businesses before joining forces. The Denver Design Build team is proud to be progressive in terms of building techniques and marketing strategies. It utilizes social media to reach out to new clientele, in addition to its growing list of referrals.
Many of the firm’s kitchen projects are modern spaces with industrial and rustic elements. Iron fixtures, copper accents, and reclaimed wood complement light palettes to accomplish a warm yet airy look.
6) Factor Design Build
3246 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205
While Denver-based Factor Design Build is a relatively young company, its team of architects and contractors have more than 30 years of experience in both residential and commercial construction. This equips them with the skills and expertise to build top-quality new custom homes and extensive home renovations. Founded by Josh Feister and Kent Simpson, the design-build firm has been recognized for its projects, including winning 5280 Magazine’s 2018 Traditional Home of the Year.
Kitchen remodels from this design-build firm feature wide spaces perfect for entertaining. These are dressed in white and neutral palettes accented by dark grays, cool blues, and the occasional bright pop of color. Light-stained wood cabinets, marble countertops, and top-of-the-line kitchen appliances are also often used.
This Mid-Century renovation features an open-plan layout and interior design that unites all the spaces. The kitchen’s walnut cabinets, flooring, and dining chairs are paired with light and dark countertops. This arrangement mirrors the dark cold rolled steel and walnut mantle of the fireplace in the living room. This renovation was featured in Colorado Homes and Lifestyles.
5) Melton Design Build
3082 Sterling Circle, Boulder, CO 80301
Melton Design Build is a full-service remodeling firm based in Boulder. Its diverse portfolio of remodeling projects includes aesthetic remodels of kitchens and bathrooms, additions and specialty rooms, and whole house renovations. The firm is a Chrysalis Award winner and a multi-time NARI Contractor of the Year. It has also won numerous CAREs for its remodels and renovations, as well as Master Design Awards from Qualified Remodeler.
Founder and owner Ty Melton started his construction career in high school. Years later, he grew his experience as a framing and siding lead carpenter and land surveyor. He established his firm in 1993, which initially specialized in commercial tenant-finish projects. He quickly realized the need for a design/build remodeling company, prompting him to eventually launch the remodeling side of the firm.
The firm has done numerous kitchen remodels, that span from traditional rustic dining areas to modern luxurious entertainment spaces. This timeless update of a Longmont family home was recently featured in Boulder Lifestyle. The centerpiece of the space is a new large island with seating for six and covered with a single slab of Cambria Quartz. Modern overhanging light fixtures, dark-stained cabinets, and a mosaic backsplash tile give a modern vibe.
3430 E 12th Ave., Denver, CO 80206
Classic Homeworks is a full-service design/build remodeling firm based in the Denver area. Headed by President Kelli Cost, the company boasts a large number of achievements, including numerous CARE awards, National and Regional NARI CotY Awards in 2016, and a Gold Star Award from BBB. The firm has also been featured on the 2015 Remodeling 550 List of Remodeling Magazine, and was part of ColoradoBiz Magazine’s Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies in 2018, 2015, 2012, 2011, and 2010.
Established in 1985, one of the strengths of Classic Homeworks is its specialization of historical remodels. The firm also specializes in green remodeling- working on projects with sustainability in mind. In this Mid-Century Modern remodel, sustainability was highlighted by using products such as recyclable materials and bamboo flooring. This gave the kitchen remodel a green but elegantly modern look.
The firm has been recognized by several organizations, including the Home Builders Foundation of Metro Denver, GuildQuality, NARI, HBA, and NAHB. It has a BBB A+ rating, and a Lead-Safe Certification with the EPA.
3) Design Platform
1131 W Custer Plaza, Denver, CO 80223
Established in 2009, Design Platform is a construction and remodeling firm that puts emphasis on the active participation of its clients in the designing and building processes of their projects. The firm was featured in Modern In Denver Magazine, Design Milk, Luxe Magazine, Sunset Magazine, and 5280 Magazine.
The company owner, Jonas DiCaprio, received his Architecture degree from Boston Architectural College, while his parents owned a design, build, and development firm. Growing up on these job sites, he gained a lot of knowledge and experience in residential design and development.
In one of the company’s remodeling projects, the Pletcher kitchen features the combination of an existing laundry room and a kitchen in a 1950’s ranch, giving it a contemporary feel. The space was turned into a chef’s kitchen with an eat-in island, featuring a barnwood kitchen divider and custom designed and built white oak cabinetry.
2) BKC Kitchen and Bath
4151 S Natches Ct. Suite C, Englewood, CO 80110
Established in 1978, BKC Kitchen and Bath has been providing Metro Denver and its surrounding areas with quality kitchen and bathroom remodeling services for more than 40 years. Its principal, Dan Wagner, received an Accounting degree from Western Michigan University, and has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from DePaul University.
One of the most recognized kitchen remodeling names in Denver, the company is a member of various well-established organizations, including the NKBA, NAHB Remodelers Council, HBA of Metro-Denver and the ASID. It’s also received an A+ rating with the BBB for over 35 years. The company has received numerous CARE awards for its kitchen remodels, and was also featured in a number of publications, including Denver’s 5280 Magazine and Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine. Its kitchen portfolio showcases a wide variety of ideas, featuring contemporary, rustic/mountain, traditional, and transitional kitchen remodels.
1) HighCraft Builders
429 South Howes St., Fort Collins, CO 80521
HighCraft Builders is a design-build company that provides services in Fort Collins and its surrounding areas. In its more than 20 years of operation, it has garnered several awards and recognitions related to remodeling. Some of these awards and recognitions include the Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence in 2016, numerous North Colorado HBA Remodeler of the Year awards, NoCo Style Best Home Remodeling from 2015 to 2018, and two awards from the 2014 Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards.
The company was co-founded by Bryan Soth and Dwight Sailer. Soth earned his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from Pomona College, and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas. He is a Certified Green Professional (CGP) and a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS). His co-founder, Sailer, has extensive experience in general carpentry and home construction. Also a Certified Green Professional, he has been remodeling homes for more than 25 years.
As a well-established company, HighCraft Builders is a member of many national organizations, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), U.S. Green Building Council, International Interior Designer Association (IIDA), American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and NAHB. The company has an A+ rating from BBB, and is a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist.