June 18, 2012 // Franchising.com // Oaks, Pa. - CertaPro Painters has been awarded “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. The nation’s largest franchised residential and commercial painting company was chosen by the more than 1.2 million registered members of the Houzz community.
“We’re thrilled that our work has been recognized in the ‘Customer Satisfaction’ category,” said Kathi Mello, creative art director for CertaPro Painters. “As we continue to build our brand and work to increase awareness across every platform, it means a lot that we’re acknowledged by a prominent name in the residential remodeling and design industry.”
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. Designaward 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.
“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 CertaPro Painters 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 CertaPro Painters 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.
Founded in 1991, Oaks, Pennsylvania-based CertaPro Painters is the largest painting company in North America and provides a customer-driven painting experience that is unparalleled in the industry (both commercial and residential). The company expects to add 50 new franchises in 2012, working toward its goal of having more than 400 locations by mid 2013. CertaPro franchisees establish large-scale, regional painting companies backed by CertaPro’s proven business system that has made them North America’s most referred painting company. CertaPro currently has more than 350 locations worldwide including the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.certapro.com. @CertaPro
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