GRAMOPHONE of BALTIMORE, MD Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

[BALTIMORE, MD]  --  March 19, 2012 – Gramophone of Baltimore, MD has been awarded  “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design.  Gramophone, a 35-year old company, specializes in the planning, designing, installation, programming, and maintenance of media rooms & home theaters, high-performance music systems, and automated lighting & smart-home control.

Gramophone was chosen by the more than 1.2 million registered members of the Houzz community to receive the Houzz "Best of Remodeling" award for 2012, which 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. 

Brian Hudkins, founder & president of Gramophone, graciously accepted this award:

"We enjoy working as a team within the Gramophone offices and also including the client in all stages of their project.  Houzz lets us showcase some of our best work & the feedback we get from the community has been overwhelmingly positive. We're so pleased to have been presented with this award & we look forward to sharing more projects with the Houzz community!" 

“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 Gramophone 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 Gramophone, 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.


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