44 YEARS OF CUSTOM HOME BUILDING

In 1975 Greg Mantell-Hecathorn, President of Mantell-Hecathorn Builders, embarked on a journey to simply be the best. This ethic is embodied within a steadfast dedication to the highest quality craftsmanship and a business integrity and honesty that clients cherish.

The 44 years history includes 13 years in Fairbanks, Alaska building new homes in the most challenging climate region; 18 years in Orinda, California completing whole house renovations, custom homes and establishing a reputation as a top builder for Clients with the highest standards; and 13 years in Durango, Colorado as a top design-build firm prioritizing personal attention to every detail for each client and maintaining certified quality on every project.

Dedication to excellence continues with Hunter Mantell-Hecathorn as President who is hands on with daily operations and executing the details of certified high performance homes.  With over 18 years of experience his knowledge, expertise and integrity give every homeowner absolute confidence. 

WHAT SETS US APART:

 

  • Personal Attention to Each Client
  • Impeccable Integrity 
  • Design Excellence-Award Winners
  • The Building Science Leader in Durango
  • Design-Build, On Schedule-On Budget
  • Master Certified Green Professionals
  • 100% Certified High Performance Homes
  • Continuous 44 Years of Building to a Higher Standard

OUR DESIGN-BUILD PROCESS

Every project is a true team effort that combines the clients vision, the M-H team’s depth of knowledge, experience, and integrity, and an architect to match the clients personality and style. Our distinctly superior quality standards and commitment to “certified” high performance homes truly sets us apart from other builders. We are involved from the start in site selection, preconstruction work, value engineering design ideas, through finishing the home’s hardscape and landscape.

 

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

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"Greg and Hunter built a custom vacation home for us and we couldn't be happier with the results. We received personal attention throughout the process. The end product was a high quality, energy efficient, and comfortable home that we will enjoy for many years.

Being 300+ miles away from the construction meant that we had to place a lot of trust in our builder. We couldn't have chosen anyone better than Greg and Hunter...
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- Steve V.

"My wife and I worked with the Mantell-Hecathorn team to build our house in Durango, CO, and could not have been happier with either the process or the results.

Of all the builders we interviewed, Greg and Hunter stood out from the rest for their command (and successful prior implementation) of efficiency and green building techniques. Their attention to detail was superb; their craftsmanship first notch; and the results...
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- Dan O.