• Remodeling Showcase Award Winners

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    March 23, 2018
    Remodeling Showcase Awards Honors Local Remodeling Firms and Projects  
     
    LANCASTER - The Building Industry Association of Lancaster County is proud to announce the winners of its 2018 Remodeling Showcase Awards, a prestigious program that bestows the highest honors in the local residential remodeling industry. The Awards were presented on March 22 at a special reception and dinner held at The Barn at Overlook in Lancaster.
     
    The Association's Remodelers Council honored 19 winning projects from 18 companies, representing a total of over $6 million in local remodeling work and an array of tastes and styles. The dazzling before and after photos and stories of all projects will be posted at www.biaremodelingshowcase.com 
     
    The Remodeling Showcase program recognizes excellence in design and construction of residential remodeling and rehabilitation projects by members of the BIA’s Remodelers Council. Entries are judged on workmanship/quality of construction, creativity, design, value & cost effectiveness, and sensitivity to design or intent, using a blind numeric scoring system. The six judges hailed from around the region and are building industry professionals.
     
    Each RSA project was entered and judged in one of 13 categories: Addition, Basement, Bathroom, Commercial, Energy Efficiency, Exterior, Garage, Interior, Interior/Exterior Specialty, Kitchen, Outdoor Living, Restoration, and Whole House Remodeling. Categories were further broken down into divisions according to price, allowing projects similar in scale to be judged together. No entry was given an Award just because it scored more points than any other project in its category or because it was the only entry in a particular category. Instead, each entry had to exceed a threshold of points to receive an Award.
     
    The 2018 BIA Remodeling Showcase Awards winners are:
    • Bareville Kitchens & Design: Whole House Remodel
    • Eby Exteriors, Inc.: Exterior
    • Edgell Home Solutions: Interior/Exterior Specialty and Restoration
    • High Efficiency Solutions, LLC: Energy Efficiency
    • Knutsen Landscaping, Inc.: Outdoor Living
    • MBC Building & Remodeling, LLC: Kitchen
    • Norman L. Graham, Inc.: Interior
    • Pinnacle Building & Design, Inc.: Basement (2 projects), Bathroom
    • ReBath & More: Bathroom
    • Renovations by Garman, LLC: Basement, Commercial (2 projects), Garage
    • TK Building & Design, LLC: Interior
    • Trademark Contractors, Inc.: Whole House Remodel
    • Wenger’s Construction, Inc.: Addition
     
    More details about each winning project follow below. For photos and additional information, visit www.biaremodelingshowcase.com
     
    Addition, Wenger’s Construction, Inc.
    An addition consisting of a 3 car garage with a large mudroom, 3 bedrooms, and 1 full bathroom was designed and built onto the home. 
     
    Basement: Pinnacle Building & Design, Inc.
    A finished basement to better utilize the space and bring it up-to-date for entertaining friends and family.
     
    Basement: Renovations by Garman, LLC
    A large entertaining area was created, as well as an area for their young girls to be able to enjoy a craft and toy room.
     
    Basement: Pinnacle Building & Design, Inc.
    A new entertaining area in the basement featuring a grand foyer-like entrance, a bar, multi-media gaming room, a spa bathroom, and more!
     
    Bathroom: Re-Bath & More
    Bathroom remodel that allowed for aging-in-place
     
    Bathroom: Pinnacle Building & Design, Inc.
    Converted the master bath into a spa-like bathroom.
     
    Commercial: Renovations by Garman, LLC
    A regulation size racquetball court housed in a space matching the outside of the home, and looked like a guest house while viewing it from the road.
     
    Commercial: Renovations by Garman, LLC
    Updated and preserved an existing camp building built in the 1950's.
     
    Energy Efficiency: High Efficiency Solutions, LLC
    Installation of a geothermal system.
     
    Exterior: Eby Exteriors, Inc.
    Created greater energy efficiency with new windows and added new exterior cladding to compliment the Mount Gretna setting.
                  
    Garage: Renovations by Garman, LLC
    Built an attached, oversized two-car garage with an extra storage area and a second floor above for future living space. 


    Interior: Norman L. Graham, Inc.
    Brought the home up to today's standards & achieved an open floor plan.
     
    Interior: TK Building & Design, LLC.
    Allowed for access to the garage from the inside of the home, and also updated the 20+ year old kitchen.
     
    Interior/Exterior Specialty: Edgell Home Solutions
    Corrected structure issues due to not having any gutters installed.
     
    Kitchen: MBC Building & Remodeling, LLC
    Updated the outdated kitchen and dining area.
     
    Outdoor Living: Knutsen Landscaping, Inc.
    Added a lower and upper patio, large retaining wall, and a fire pit around the pool.
     
    Restoration: Edgell Home Solutions
    Rebuilt 13 new louvers out of Red Oak, and installed new, custom barn entry doors
      
    Whole House Remodel: Bareville Kitchen & Design
    Updated the entire first floor and added more space for entertaining large groups.
     
    Whole House Remodel: Trademark Contractors, Inc
    An open floor plan, a basement under the new addition, and an attached garage was desired. After several design changes, the remodeler removed 3 previous additions to rebuild one addition in a similar footprint, another was to be rebuilt with a full basement, and the last would be rebuilt as a 2 car garage.
     

    About the BIA
    Founded in 1956, the BIA of Lancaster County is a non-profit trade organization comprised of builders, subcontractors, suppliers and other professionals involved in the home building industry. Its mission is to promote its member companies and advocate for a fair market business environment that meets the housing and building needs of Lancaster County. This mission is achieved through programs and events designed to educate and entertain the public, aid in members’ professional development and networking, save money for members, and work with public officials on issues affecting the home building and remodeling industry. The Remodelers Council is a subgroup of the BIA, comprised of members dedicated to professional development in the remodeling and home improvement trades.