Best of Boulder 2022 – Home & Garden



1235 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-449-5847

Silver: McGuckin hardware

Bronze: Sur la Table

Bor weekly Readers say nothing beats the kitchenware peppercorn. Independently owned and operated since 1977, Peppercorn is located on Pearl Street. It offers a welcoming atmosphere of style and warmth. From simple to elegant, there’s no shortage of beautiful imports, top-of-the-line appliances, impossible-to-find kitchen gadgets, gourmet and imported foods, and more. No wonder it’s nicknamed the “Smithsonian of Cookstores”. There’s something for everyone at Peppercorn.


Cottonwood Custom Builders

4439 N. Broadway, Suite E, Boulder, 303-449-3076

Silver: Boulder Creek neighborhoods

Bronze: Sloan Custom

Good builders and contractors are in high demand in Boulder County these days. And choosing the right one can be challenging – you want someone you can trust to get the job done right, who takes pride in their work and who will deliver the highest quality at the best price. Look no further than Cottonwood Custom Builders here in Boulder. They build custom homes, renovate and renovate. And not only are their designs sleek, elegant and classy, ​​but the homes they build are eco-friendly, sustainable and green.


flower bin

1805 Nelson Road, Longmont, 303-772-3454

Silver: Harlequin’s Garden

Bronze: The Nursery

Inscribed: Sturtz & Copeland

That flower bin has been serving the gardeners of Boulder County since 1971. On 12 acres you’ll find just about any flower, vegetable, herb, cactus or houseplant you’re looking for. New to gardening? Don’t worry. These folks are on hand with experts and a complete selection of everything you need to be successful: lights, heat mats, peat pots, trays, domes, potting soil and much more.


Denver mattress

945 28th St., Boulder, 303-413-1314

Silver: Urban Mattress

Bronze: Boulder Furniture & Mattress

A good night’s sleep is essential to being productive in your work, personal and family life – but finding a business with the right selection and level of expertise can be challenging. At the Denver mattress In Boulder, however, you don’t have to worry about that. According to our readers, they have the best selection and most knowledgeable staff in Boulder. Denver Mattress can guide you to the mattress that will take your sleep to the next level and help improve the other parts of your life.


Atlas flooring

4920 28th St., Boulder, 303-442-3221

Silver: carpet exchange

Bronze: Go Green Flooring

Registered mail: Blue Dog Flooring

It may be something you walk on, but flooring can make or break the entire atmosphere of a home. So if you’re looking to replace that 1970’s shag rug with a quality hardwood or contemporary rug, you’ve come to the right place Atlas flooring. Family-owned and operated since 1958, Atlas provides customers throughout Colorado with exceptional service and products at affordable prices. Stop by and check out Atlas’ wide selection of hardwood, tile, carpet, vinyl planks, cabinetry, countertops, accent walls, window treatments and interior furnishings.


The flower bin

1805 Nelson Road, Longmont, 303-772-3454

Silver: way to grow

Bronze: Green Pipe Piece & Hydro

Growing plants in soil outdoors is great – if you have the space and time to tend a garden. But just because you don’t have space to plant greenery doesn’t mean you can’t have a garden. Hydroponic systems are easy to use, portable and can be placed discreetly anywhere in your home or apartment. If you’re looking for a good hydroponic system or need some expert advice on what might be right for you, the folks at The flower bin in Longmont are here for you. The knowledgeable staff and large inventory of hydroponic items are sure to meet your gardening needs.


rock canopy

3551 Pearl Street, Boulder, 303-443-4646

Silver: Bulldog Canopy

Bronze: Scott’s canopy

When our readers need their roof repaired or redone (or want to refresh the look of their home), they call rock canopy, a local company providing a range of residential and commercial roofing services throughout the Front Range since 1988. With its own metal workshop, Boulder Roofing can create unique and functional pieces to meet the needs of any property; The team also often works with insurance companies.


Strutz & Copeland Florist & Greenhouses

2851 Valmont Road, Boulder, 303-245-6663

Silver: Boulder Blooms

Bronze: Fiori Flowers

Registered mail: flower bin

Sometimes you need flowers – whether it’s for a birthday, holiday, anniversary, as an apology or just for a nice surprise. Whatever the occasion, Stürtz & Copeland in Boulder has all your floral needs covered. They also have succulents, cacti, houseplants and orchids depending on what you are looking for. Need a custom order? No problem. Check out their website and they will offer you a unique arrangement.


Native Edge

4625 Broadway Ave, Boulder, 303-245-9166

Silver: Green boys

Bronze: Landscaping the Mountain Sky

In 1995, the story goes, Tom Sunderland settled in Boulder after being lured to the Front Range by the Rocky Mountains. Our readers are so grateful he took root here because he brought the community with him Native Edge. Now, more than 30 years later, this one-man landscaping company has grown into a team of 60 who help design, build, renovate and maintain unique outdoor spaces across the country.


Precision plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical

5035 Chaparral Court, Boulder, 303-581-1455

Silver: Meyers

Bronze: M&M heating/cooling

Registered mail: Welzig

For almost four decades Precision plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical and his team of HVAC professionals and technicians keep Boulder County homes running right—not too hot, not too cold. Owner Tom Robichaud, a Fairview High School graduate, believes that “there is only one way to run a business: to be a good corporate citizen, delivering our service at will for the benefit of our customers, our employees and their families to be, and the company.” Our readers couldn’t agree more.


West Elm

1750 29th St., Suite 1052, Boulder, 303-443-1181

Silver: Equipment Factory

Bronze: Woodley’s Fine Furniture

Registered mail: Mountain High Appliance

Making a home “homey” takes a lot more than just a couple of sofas and chairs. You need rugs that really tie the space together, art that gives a room some personality, throw pillows that make your guests feel cozy, mirrors that add dimension and enhance lighting, vases for fresh flowers, and candles to set an atmosphere to accomplish. At the West Elm You can get everything from couches to throw pillows, and that’s exactly where our readers go when they need all the amenities that will turn a house into a home.


Karen’s company

210 S. Public Street, Lafayette, 303-664-0607

Silver: Eco paint

Bronze: Jacobsen brothers

At the Karen’s companyThey say painting projects shouldn’t be seen as “boring, tiring, and the kind of chore that gathers dust at the bottom of your to-do list. We think it should be fun and refreshing!” How did you do that? Well, owner and founder Karen ensures that no project is ever subcontracted and that all of her employees continually invest in professional development. Whether it’s a fresh coat of paint outside or inside their home, or a need for a closet repair or color consultation, our readers turn to Karen’s Company directly.


Precision plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical

5035 Chaparral Court, Boulder, 303-581-1455

Silver: Planet Plumbing

Bronze: Bernie’s plumbing

There are some things in life that don’t require precision, but plumbing isn’t one of them. Good thing Precision plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical promises accuracy in the name. These professional technicians are on time, fully licensed and able to assist you with all of your plumbing needs. While you can be good at improvising when cooking or drawing, don’t take chances with your plumbing. Trust our readers and give these people a call to take care of this leak for you. Whatever you need to keep your water flowing, they can help.


West Elm

1750 29th St., Suite 1052, Boulder, 303-443-1181

Silver: American Furniture Store

Bronze: Arhaus

If you are looking for modern furniture and home accessories with inspiring designs and colors, West Elm has everything you need. Use West Elm’s design services – in your home, in-store or even virtually – for quick styling tips or complete home renovations from the experts who know what they’re talking about. When you’ve found the perfect mid-century couch, mix and match with side tables and bookshelves and complete the look with West Elm’s stylish lamps, cushions, rugs and artwork.


Precision plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical

5035 Chaparral Court, Boulder, 303-581-1455

Silver: Made by dad

Bronze: M&M heating/cooling

Our readers know that good electricians really brighten the day – when new indoor or outdoor lighting systems, USB outlets or ceiling fans and smoke detectors need to be installed, or when home automation projects call, precision installation, our readers’ favorite electricians, are on the job. With 39 years of service experience, Precision knows how to provide fast and efficient service, offer upfront pricing, provide 24/7 phone support and most importantly, dispatch friendly and helpful technicians to every single job.

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