Houzz Unveils 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Winners
First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 18, 2012 – Homeowners are looking for the right professionals to help with projects ranging from gutting a kitchen to redecorating a living room, updating a bathroom, or designing a backyard landscape. Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, today announces the community’s picks for Best Of Remodeling, a homeowner to homeowner guide to the top architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals in more than 50 North American cities.
“With 3.5 million monthly unique users and 80 million monthly page views, Houzz has rapidly become the definitive resource for all things home remodeling, providing homeowners and design enthusiasts with first-hand advice from those in the Houzz community who have been through the remodeling and decorating process.” said Liza Hausman, vice president of marketing for Houzz. “Chosen by the largest community of active remodelers, the winners are comprised of professionals who have exceeded homeowner expectations and those who have designed the most creative, beautiful and intelligent residential spaces.”
The Best of Remodeling award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals in 12 categories ranging from landscape architects to design-build firms. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the 1.2 million members, also known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 16.5 million professional images to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site and iPad/iPhone app. With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated vendors, but also those whose work visually aligns with their own design goals. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and evaluating their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.
In addition to identifying the top-rated remodeling professionals across North America, the Best Of Remodeling 2012 serves as a qualified consumer panel, identifying decorating and remodeling trends across the country:
Houzz (www.houzz.com) is the leading online platform for home remodeling, providing inspiration, information, advice and support for homeowners and home improvement professionals through its website and mobile applications. Houzz features the largest residential design database in the world, articles written by design experts, product recommendations, a vibrant community powered by social tools, and information on more than 1.3 million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality. @houzz_inc