FORT ATKINSON, Wis.--(Remodeling firms representing nearly every state in the country were selected for the Top 500 Remodelers, the home building industry’s top recognition program by Qualified Remodeler magazine, the largest and oldest audited magazine in the trade.)--
“These remodeling firms have survived, even thrived during the housing market collapse, and they are ready to capitalize on the double-digit growth in annual homeowner improvement spending forecast for the first quarter of 2013”
“These remodeling firms have survived, even thrived during the housing market collapse, and they are ready to capitalize on the double-digit growth in annual homeowner improvement spending forecast for the first quarter of 2013,” said John Huff, publisher of Qualified Remodeler, referencing the recent Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) report released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Businesses on the Top 500 Remodelers list will be honored during a gala event on Tues., Oct. 9, 2012, at the Baltimore Hilton in Baltimore, Md. The event is the evening before the industry’s well-attended Remodeling Show. Remodelers interested in attending the awards event should register at ForResidentialPros.com/QR-AwardsReception. The event is sponsored by Pella Windows and Doors and Bathwrap by LinersDirect.
Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500, the original ranking of the remodeling industry’s top-tier firms, recognizes remodelers for significant and sustained success based on:
- Installed remodeling dollar volume
- Total years in business
- Industry association membership
- Industry certification
- Industry awards
- Community service
The Top Performers, representing the top 15 firms in the country based on dollar volume of work performed in a specific business category, are:
- INSURANCE RESTORATION: Belfor USA Group Inc., Birmingham, Mich.
- WINDOWS: Window World Inc., North Wilkesboro, N.C.
- KITCHENS: U. S. Home Systems Inc., Irving, Texas
- BATHROOMS: Bath Fitter, Lewisberry, Pa.
- SUNROOMS: Champion Window Mfg. & Supply Co. LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio
- ROOFING: Power Home Remodeling Group, Chester, Pa.
- OTHER SPECIALTY: Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing, Columbia, Md.
- SIDING: ABC Inc., dba ABC Seamless, Fargo, N.D.
- WHOLE HOUSE: Aspire Design Inc., Phoenix, Ariz.
- HANDYMAN: Handyman Connection, Blue Ash, Ohio
- DECKS: Archadeck Outdoor Living, Richmond, Va.
- DOORS: Champion Window Mfg. & Supply Co. LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio
- ROOM ADDITIONS: Normandy Remodeling, Hinsdale, Ill.
- BASEMENTS: Matrix Basement Systems Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill.
- OUTDOOR LIVING: Universal Group Inc., Tarzana, Calif.
Additionally, Qualified Remodeler will honor the winners of its Master Design Awards, the oldest and largest national remodeling design competition in the United States. A panel of industry experts reviews hundreds of award applications to select 16 winners in various design categories. Those award winners will be announced in September.
For the complete list of the Top 500 Remodelers, visit ForResidentialPros.com/Top500.
Founded in 1975, Qualified Remodeler (QR) is the premier publication serving contractors who specialize in residential and light commercial remodeling. QR is mailed monthly to an audience of 80,800 remodeling company owners and executives, architects and suppliers. It was the first publication to serve the remodeling market and is sent to more residential remodelers than any other remodeling magazine.
Qualified Remodeler, published by Cygnus Business Media, is part of the Cygnus Residential Network that also includes Kitchen & Bath Design News and Residential Design + Build, as well as an integrated web portal, ForResidentialPros.com. The company reaches millions of professionals annually. As one of America’s top business-to-business media companies, Cygnus is leading the way in providing targeted content to top decision-makers and organizations.