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May 18, 2016

Builders' association honors local remodelers

Photo by Dale Christopher Lang/NW Architectural Photography [enlarge]
Rainier Custom Homes did a major remodel of this contemporary home in the Innis Arden neighborhood in Shoreline.

Photo by David Cohen/David W. Cohen Photography [enlarge]
Sockeye Homes built this outdoor addition to a Black Diamond home.

Photo by Larry Evensen/Imaging Northwest [enlarge]
Chermak Construction remodeled this new space for California Closets in South Lake Union.

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties honored its members last weekend at the annual Remodeling and Trades Remodeling Excellence Awards at the W Hotel in Seattle.

West Seattle-based Better Builders and Kent-based Sockeye Homes each won three awards. Other multiple-award winners were Chermak Construction of Edmonds, Nip Tuck Remodeling of Snohomish and CRD Design Build of Seattle.

Submitted projects ranged from bathrooms costing less than $35,000 to whole-house remodels topping $500,000.

Entries were judged by independent remodeling professionals on aesthetics, design solutions, workmanship, building materials, budget and challenges.

Melissa Irons with Irons Brothers Construction was named Remodeler of the Year.

The awards program was presented by the Remodelers Council of the MBA of King and Snohomish Counties.

The category winners:

Bath (less than $35,000)

vanderBeken Remodel

Bath ($35,000 to $55,000)

Westhill Inc.

Bath (more than $75,000)

Better Builders

Kitchen (less than $50,000)

Sockeye Homes

Kitchen ($50,000 to $90,000)

Model Remodel

Kitchen ($90,000 to $140,000)

Nip Tuck Remodeling

Kitchen (more than $140,000) (tie)

CRD Design Build

Sockeye Homes

Partial House/Addition (less than $100,000)

Chermak Construction

Partial House/Addition ($100,000 to $250,000)

Nip Tuck Remodeling

Partial House/Addition (more than $250,000)

Better Builders

Whole House/Rebuild (less than $300,000)

Schulte Construction

Whole House/Rebuild ($300,000 to $500,000)

LimeLite Development

Whole House/Rebuild (more than $500,000)

Rainier Custom Homes


CRD Design Build


Chermak Construction

Green Remodel

CRD Design Build

Landscape/Outdoor Living (less than $40,000)

Sockeye Homes


Rhino Wine Cellars & Cooling Systems

Interior Design (less than $125,000)

Benton Development

Architecture Design

Better Builders

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