Best of Houzz Awards – The Gaines Group receives the honor for a second year in a row.

Best of Houzz Awards – The Gaines Group receives the honor for a second year in a row.

The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design  Receives

Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Houzz’ Award


Annual Survey and Analysis of 11 Million Monthly Users

 Reveals Top-Rated U.S. Professionals

Harrisonburg, VA  —  January 24, 2013 – The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design of Harrisonburg, Va has been awarded  “Best Of Houzz” 2013 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design.  The 26-year-old Architecture and Interior Design firm was chosen by the more than 11 million registered members of the Houzz community.


The Houzz “Best Of Houzz” award for 2013 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 architects, and interior designers to contractors and other residential remodeling professionalsDesign award winners’ work was the most popular among the community of 11 million monthly users, also 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.

The Gaines Group, PLC is thrilled to be included in this elite list of Houzz “Best of Customer Satisfaction” 2013 Award winners. Principal, Charles Hendricks states: “It has been a tough year economically, but we have had some incredible clients, interesting projects, and survived to face another year. This award shows that our dedication to our clients is paying off – they are happy.” This is the second consecutive year the firm has been names “Best of Houzz.”

“Houzz provides homeowners with an in-depth, 360-degree view of building, remodeling and design professionals through images of their work, reviews and an opportunity to interact with them directly in the Houzz community,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of community. “We’re delighted to recognize The Gaines Group among our “Best Of” professionals for exceptional customer service as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like The Gaines Group, but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. 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.

 About The Gaines Group, PLC

 The Gaines Group, PLC is an architectural firm that specializes in common sense green solutions that add value to your project through energy-efficient, durable, and low maintenance designs. With 25 years of experience in Virginia, this award-winning architecture firm works hard to deliver excellent service at an affordable price. With offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg, the Gaines Group can serve your design needs anywhere in Virginia or North Carolina. Constantly looking for the best answer, they work tirelessly staying on top of latest trends and best practices in the construction industry.

 About Houzz

Houzz ( 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