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Our Mission Statement

DM Hultenius' mission is to be dedicated to superior service, reasonable timelines and quality craftsmanship. We are builders seeking clients who share in value and excellence. We stand for quality, integrity, professionalism and honesty in all aspects of business.

Best of Houzz 2022 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2021 - Client Satisfaction
Best of Houzz 2017 - Client Satisfaction
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Houzz Influencer
Recommended on Houzz
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About Us

DM Hultenius Corporation is a home design, build, remodeling company located in La Mesa, California. Over the last 40+ years we have earned a reputation for excellence by serving the needs of hundreds of San Diego County families who value superior service, quality craftsmanship, integrity and professionalism. We specialize in designing and building High-End, Custom Kitchens, Luxury Master Suites, Additions, Custom Homes, Whole Home Remodels and much more!


Meet The Team

In our business, 1 + 1 is greater than 2. We cannot do this alone, and each of us comes to work ready to support and encourage one another. We challenge each other. We expect the best from each other. And we support each other.

Derek Hultenius


Derek Hultenius joined the DM Hultenius Corporation in 2000 His career in the Design and Build Industry started at a younger age than most people. He started working summer's with his dad at the age of 13. He continued to work the summer's throughout his time at school and then completed his first custom home at the age of 20. Today, he is the President of DM Hultenius Corporation.


Dave Hultenius


David Hultenius started in the building industry in the early 70's as an Apprentice in the San Diego Carpenter's Union. Working his way up as a Journeyman to a Foreman then to a Coordination Superintendent and finally into General Construction in 1980. Today, he is the Vice President of DM Hultenius Corporation.

Our Areas of Speciality

Arts and crafts home design photo in San Diego
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Additions, Remodels & ADUs

Whatever the reason, there are lots of options for updating and modifying a current home to make it fit your lifestyle and personal vision for how a home should look and feel.

Inspiration for a modern home design remodel in San Diego
Master bath remodel design by Amala Raj Interiors. GC by DM Hultenius Corporation. Materials Sourced from Stoneville USA in San Diego

Kitchen & Bathroom Remodels

Modernize your home and appliances starting from the kitchen and bath. We handle all project sizes from complete remodels to lighting and refinishing.

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Custom Homes & New Home Construction

From the foundations to the shingles, we've got you covered. We specialize in custom work and are experts in our field. Our over 40 years of experience has allowed us to make custom home and large scale projects as enjoyable and stress free as possible. 



2021 Best Of Houzz Award / Customer Service

2017 Best Of Houzz Award / Customer Service

2017 & 2016 San Diego's Best Readers Poll / San Diego Union-Tribune

Best of 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012, Builders and Contractors, City of La Mesa

2016 People Love Us On Yelp

Areas Served

Bonita, Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, Chula Vista, Coronado, Crest, El Cajon, Granite Hills, Hill Crest San Diego, La Mesa, Mission Hills San Diego, Mission Valley San Diego, Rancho San Diego, San Diego, Rancho Sante Fe, Escondido, Encinitas, East Lake / Chula Vista, Del Mar, La Jolla, Carlsbad

Let's Talk About Your Project

Let us know a little more what you have in mind. We would love to collaborate on your next project. 

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