BAKERSFIELD, California – (May 18, 2005) – The Bakersfield, Calif. DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide® franchise, owned by Everett and Patty Gray, was recently awarded a regional 2005 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) for their remodel of a residential bathroom $30,000 to $60,000.
“It’s great to have a DreamMaker franchise recognized for this honor,” said Doug Dwyer, president and owner of DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen, based in Waco, Texas. “The Bakersfield DreamMaker team did an outstanding job converting a poorly designed bathroom into a beautiful, functional space.They really deserve this award.”
The Grays received their award at an Evening of Excellence ceremony held in Chicago, Ill. The event was attended by more than 300 industry professionals.
An impartial panel of judges, who are considered experts within the industry and associated fields, selected winners based on each entrant's "Before and After" photography and project description. Judging was based on problem solving, functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation, degree of difficulty and entry presentation. Contractors from seven regions around the country vie for the awards on an annual basis.
“In this bathroom remodel, we expanded a cramped layout and brightened the room by adding
lots of glass accents and open space,” said Everett Gray. “We used design, construction and color schemes to make this a successful remodel for us and for our client.”
About DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide:
Based in Waco, Texas, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide has approximately 190
Independenty owned and operated franchises in 11 countries and has been in more than 2 million homes. Honored as the National Remodeler of the Year by Professional Remodeler magazine, the company is also a national member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, the Remodelers Council of the National Association of Home Builders and the International Franchising Association. For more information, call DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen at (800) 583-9099, or visit the web site at www.DreamMaker-remodel.com.