For Immediate Release: May 1, 2012
Press Inquiries: Charles Hendricks, AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP
The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design of Harrisonburg, Virginia Receives
Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award
First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country
Harrisonburg, VA — May 1, 2012 – The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design of Harrisonburg, Va has been awarded “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. The 25 year old Architecture and Interior Design firm was chosen by the more than 1.2 million registered members of the Houzz community.
The Houzz “Best Of Remodeling” award for 2012 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 professionals. 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.
The Gaines Group, PLC is thrilled to be included in this elite list of Houzz “Best of Remodeling” 2012 Design Award winners. Principal, Charles Hendricks states: “Our projects are a direct result of working with great clients that want creative, energy efficient, healthy, and durable design solutions.”
“With 3.5 million monthly unique users and 80 million monthly page views, Houzz has rapidly become the largest community of active remodelers, providing homeowners and design enthusiasts with first-hand advice from Houzzers who have been through the renovating and decorating process,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of marketing for Houzz. “This is a real stamp of approval for The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design from the Houzz community and we’re thrilled to welcome them to this elite group of ‘Best Of’ winners.”
With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like The Gaines Group, PLC Architecture and Design, 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.
About The Gaines Group, PLC
The Gaines Group, PLC is a Virginia based architecture firm with offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg. Established in 1987, the firm has a dedication to strong ideas, ecological stewardship, and client satisfaction. As an award winning design firm, The Gaines Group, PLC has established a strong reputation of sophisticated design through addressing the specific needs and place for which a project is to be built. The firm’s work does not espouse any singular architectural style, but strives to find that which is unique and important whithin a given project and to express it architecturally. The firm offers a comprehensive range of integrated design services including architecture, LEED Consulting, Specification Consulting, Interior Design, Landscape planning, Master Planning, Site Planning, Graphic Design, and Marketing Design.
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 1.2 million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality. @houzz_inc