Active Design and Build

4.59 |11 Verified Ratings
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Active Design and Build

4.59 | 11 Verified Ratings
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6501 E Belleview Ave
Englewood, CO 80112
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Active Design and Build

We’re a locally veteran-owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity. We offer a variety of residential design and remodeling services. We specialize in kitchens, baths and basement remodels, as well as pop-tops and additions. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work as well as our commitment to outstanding results. We are very open, transparent and we pride ourselves on excellent at communication. Our bids are fixed; no surprise price changes and we guarantee our start date and completion date. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guarantee your satisfaction!


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Service Area

  • Littleton
  • Denver
  • Aurora
  • Arvada
  • Lone Tree
  • Thornton
  • Westminster
  • Englewood
  • Parker
  • Golden
  • Broomfield
  • Brighton
  • Castle Rock
  • Evergreen
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
  • Major Home Repairs
  • Basement Remodel
  • Garage Remodel
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Build an Addition
  • Major Renovation - Multiple Rooms

Areas of Expertise

  • Basement Finishing
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Additions and Pop-Tops

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Residential
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Veteran Owned


In Business Since: 2008
Memberships & Affiliations
  • US Veteran Owned Business
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5.0   |  
Review by in Highlands Ranch, CO
Active Design & Build did an excellent design and execution in our kitchen remodel which was a complete gut job to the studs with a new layout which now looks amazing, even refinished hardwood floors. I like the transparency of costs, management of expectations, all the dust mitigation efforts, planned schedules and ultimately the fact that they are upstanding people who are accountable which is hard to find. ADB did a great job considering it was during Covid-19 which certainly affected some labor availability due to exposure protocols and most supply chains everywhere. They did a great job managing trades to not expose customers which is commendable. Very pleased with the level of care and the end result and would recommend them, not to mention use them again.
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Review by in Broomfield, CO
ADB recently finished our basement. The job came in nearly on schedule, in spite of the difficulties due to the pandemic. The design team did a wonderful job figuring out what we wanted and making it happen. We are really pleased with the result. Excellent work and great communications with the Project Manager.
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Review by in Golden, CO
We had a wonderful experience with the team at Active Design and Build. They performed an extensive renovation of our 6 bed, 4 bath home in Denver that has original 1920s construction. Going into the project, we knew we had a reasonable budget to address many of the core issues. However, we were also prepared to face the reality that some items would need to remain out of scope and be addressed in the coming years, as our finances permitted. Fortunately, the ADB team took great care in creating a project design that balanced our needs, wants, and budget to make our vision for our home a reality. The build process was seamless. ADB handled all aspects of the design, permitting, building approvals, on-site deliveries, and build out. All we had to do was check on progress and selections in the client portal. That is another thing we really liked about the company, they embrace technology and have a client portal that allows you to review invoices, make payments, approve changes, and our favorite feature: Review photos of the project as it progresses. They continue to impress even after our project ended, as we had additional small things that we wanted to have done and ADB came back several months later, at no cost! We are incredibly happy with the final product and cannot thank the entire team enough for making the renovation such a pleasant experience and leaving us with our beautiful home we have dreamed about for years. We look forward to inviting our friends and family over for the holidays once we return to normalcy from the effects of Covid.
Response by Active Design and Build: Phillip, thank you so much for your review. We are so happy you love your new space. We love it too! I'm sure you and your friends and family will enjoy the upgrades for years to come. It was a pleasure working with you. As a reminder, we are here if you need anything. All of your documents are saved in our system for the next 5 years, through the life of your warranty. Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns and we will be happy to assist you.
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0.5   |  08-21-2020
We are 8+ months in to a guaranteed 2 month completion and there is no end in sight. Dustin, the owner, does not respond and everyone in the company, including his partner Paul left. Poor quality trades people who often do not show and there is no accountability or oversight. They are all about marketing and getting the next customer to pay up front. Do yourself a favor and call 3-4 references that have just finished or are actively having work done. Run away!
Response by Active Design and Build: Hi, Tom. Thank you for your sincere review. We are so sorry your project aligned during such an unusual global event and it has extended the completion date of your project. We are frustrated too. As a company, we were not prepared to respond to a pandemic and it sent us, along with the rest of the industry, reeling. Between permitting and inspections offices completely shutting down for months, and having to furlough several employees, we have admittedly been left wounded and humbled, and we are working hard to pick up the pieces. You are correct that one of our owners (Paul) had to make a difficult life choice to pursue a more secure paycheck early on in these uncertain economic times, as did many people globally. However, we are greasing up the cogs and are starting to rehire furloughed employees and get back on track. We are confident that under normal circumstances, your project would have been completed in 2 months, as promised. As a reminder, your remodel is covered under our 5-year warranty should you have any concerns about the quality of work performed during the timeline of your project. Please contact us directly if you have any questions and we will be happy to assist you.

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Review by in Parker, CO
Work took a bit longer than we were hoping however the finished product was perfect. We ended up building a custom bar, steam room, theatre area, and bedroom in our basement and these guys nailed it.
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Review by in Littleton, CO
This was a truly amazing experience for my family. We had a new home built and hired Active Design & Build to finish our basement with 2 bedrooms, bathroom game room, living space and awesome bar. From the consultation process with Paul and Jessica through the final finish, Active Design was super hands on with the project with a project manager on site daily. Their designer Jessica was so helpful in helping us bring our vision to life, knowing just where to take some risks and where to stay safe. The communication with the company was outstanding through their own system which allowed us to communicate with each trade and with the project manager or designer directly. This helped ease our mind through the project and knowing where we were. Brandon was our project manager and I cannot say enough good things about him and how he handled this project, he was always so respectful and confident and we knew when he said he would look in to something he was doing it and it would be handled. The timeline for the project was explained and we were able to monitor it through the app and with daily updates from our project manager during the process and we were always kept in the loop throughout. We were given a price for our project and they never asked us for more money. The price was the price. Which was reassuring as you hear many situations where youre quoted a price and it continues to rise and rise throughout the project. My family and myself are thrilled with the finish product of our basement. The final product is even more amazing than we could have expected. This was a big project of 2300+ square feet and we feel like we have the absolute best product which has received so many compliments from friends family and neighbors. I would highly recommend this company for any remodel project big or small.
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Review by in Erie, CO
Very Professional, stayed on budget and within the timeline given at the beginning of the project
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Review by in Erie, CO
We have never undertaken a major renovation like finishing an unfinished basement and really did not know where to start. The Team at Active Design were terrific. While not the cheapest (but definitely less expensive than others), they made the whole process easy, fun and delivered a wonderful living space. Jessica, the designer, really came through with an awesome design and helped us select the materials. Paul, Ted and the whole team, despite many challenges and the holidays, kept our project on schedule. The portal Is really useful - we could ask questions any time day or night, check our project schedule, make payments, upload appliance specs, etc... made the whole project a breez. And the team was very responsive. The tradesmen were friendly and knowledgeable and did great work. They guarantee their contracted project schedule. The price quoted was pretty darn close - we made a couple of changes mid-project in terms of upgraded material which changed the final cost. And when we ran into some issues with the shower floor, they upgraded us to a tile floor free of charge. All of their work come with a warranty which really lessened our anxiety. There were some minor communication issues along the way but a less than knowledgeable homeowner probably contributed most to those issues. Overall, we could not be more happy. Active Design was true to their word and delivered on our high expectations.
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Review by in Arvada, CO
I was somewhat daunted by the prospect of remodeling a complete basement, but Active Design & Build made the process straightforward and affordable. Paul and Aaron and I sat down to discuss the total cost (which was substantially less than the prices other contractors had quoted) and they worked with me to find cost-cutting options to keep the total within my budget. They were informative and clear as to what our responsibilities would be in the process. I felt comfortable asking questions and Paul, Aaron, and Dustin were always courteous and patient in their responses. As a result, there were very few surprises in the remodeling process itself. The various tradespeople were courteous and hard-working, and to my delighted surprise did a rather good job of keeping the work areas clean and neat at the end of each work day. The project took about a week longer than proposed, but some of that delay was due to unforeseen code changes. I did like the website that the company uses to keep communication smooth and continuous between Active Design & Build and the client. It's a central hub where messages can be sent and where photos, comments, a calendar, payment information, a to-do list and a host of other important items can be found. The project manager, Mark, was really, really helpful, coming by almost every day as the project got underway, explaining when folks were coming, and what to expect at each stage of the work. He was available every time I called, which I appreciated. And finally, I am thrilled with the results of everyone's hard work. Thanks to Active Design and Build, my basement is now an area where I can entertain family and friends in a beautiful, updated, and relaxing atmosphere.
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Review by in Arvada, CO
Deciding on a major Kitchen Remodel, we contacted several design firms. Active Design came in thousands of dollars less than most other companies & after talking with their salesperson Paul, and designer Jessica ~ they just felt right for us. We had high hopes, and Boy, did they deliver! Being so respectful from start to finish ~ they even put up tarps to keep the construction dust from the rest of our home. We found out that the people working for them are true Artisans. They were so mindful of doing everything we wanted done, and delivered more than we expected. On top of all else, they finished on time and on budget! Hurray for All of the people at Active Design!!
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