Houzz Unveiled its 2013 ‘Best of Houzz’ Winners from its Annual Survey and Analysis of the Community of 11 Million Monthly Users. Houzz ranks the Top-Rated Professionals and Design Trends through its online community.
Houzz, the leading online platform for
residential remodeling and design, today announced the community’s 2013
picks for Best Of Houzz, awarding Vacation Home Builders a Texas based
Design Build firm with projects in multiple countries the 2013 Best of Houzz award in the area of
Design. This homeowner to homeowner guide grades and features the work of the top architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals
in the U.S. and around the world.
is the top choice for homeowners seeking residential remodeling and
design services, providing an in-depth, 360-degree view of each
professional through images of their work, reviews and an opportunity to
interact with them directly on Houzz,” said Liza Hausman, vice
president of community. “The ‘Best of’ winners are professionals
recognized by our community of homeowners and home design enthusiasts
for delivering exceptional customer service and results, and for
creating the most inspiring and innovative residential designs in the
The Best of Houzz award is
given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer
Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated
their experience, the Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 11
million monthly users, known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 124
million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their
personal ideabooks via the Houzz site, iPad/iPhone app and Android app.
With Houzz, homeowners can identify top-rated vendors as well as those
whose work is a match 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.
analyzing professional images added to the most ideabooks on Houzz over
the past year, Best of Houzz 2013 also serves as barometer for
decorating and remodeling trends across the U.S. and around the world:
want to make a statement from the moment you open their front door.
Popular entryways feature elaborate wall treatments such as stone, board
and batten and creative storage for shoes and coats.
favorites include bold pendant lighting over islands and specialized
built-ins to help keep cooking essentials (like spatulas and baking
pans) neat and tidy. Houzzers are also drawn to architectural details
like crown molding, trim and breadboard, tray and coffered ceilings, as
well as neutral color palettes and shaker-style cabinetry.
for the bathroom are open shower spaces with glass doors, an abundance
of natural light and bold tiles that are either very large or very small
Laundry rooms are getting a
makeover with bright, bold hues and special touches to make the room
feel less industrial and more homey such as stained glass and wallpaper.
and outdoor fireplaces top wish lists for outdoor spaces. Stone and
paver pathways and patios are also favorites. Houzzers are maximizing
outdoor spaces for entertaining.
are no longer just for cars and storage. Houzzers are finding
inspiration in garages transformed into a potting shed, playspace,
man-cave or home office.
is a 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 1.5
million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn
ideas into reality. @houzz_inc
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