Awards Category

Meta Remodeling Awards 2017

Categories

1. Residential Kitchen Under $40,000

2. Residential Kitchen $40,001 to $80,000

3. Residential Kitchen $80,001 to $120,000

4. Residential Kitchen $120,001 and Over

5. Residential Bath Under $30,000

6. Residential Bath $30,001 to $60,000

7. Residential Bath $60,0001 and Over

8. Residential Interior Under $100,000

Includes, but is not limited to, such projects as family or recreation room remodeling, attic or basement conversions, etc.  Work must be done within the existing walls of a residential structure.  This category does not include room additions.  Only interior photos may be used. 

9. Residential Interior $100,001 and Over

Includes, but is not limited to, such projects as family or recreation room remodeling, attic or basement conversions, etc.  Work must be done within the existing walls of a residential structure.  This category does not include room additions. 

10. Residential Addition Under $100,000

Includes, but is not limited to, additions, add-a-levels, or attic build-outs, which increase livable space of the existing home. The project cannot have changed the exterior footprint or elevations of the existing residential structure in more than one location. Interior and exterior photos may be used.

11. Residential Addition $100,001 to $250,000

Includes, but is not limited to, additions, add-a-levels, or attic build-outs, which increase livable space of the existing home. The project cannot have changed the exterior footprint or elevations of the existing residential structure in more than one location. Interior and exterior photos may be used.

12. Residential Addition $250,001 and Over

Includes, but is not limited to, additions, add-a-levels, or attic build-outs, which increase livable space of the existing home. The project cannot have changed the exterior footprint or elevations of the existing residential structure in more than one location. Interior and exterior photos may be used.

13. Residential Exterior Under $100,000

Includes, but is not limited to, alterations to the exterior of a residential building such as porticos, porches, decks, glass or screen enclosures, windows, dormers, and exterior resurfacings like siding, stucco, etc. which enhances the overall appearance of the exterior. 

The project cannot have added heated livable space to the home.  Only exterior photographs may be used. 

14. Residential Exterior $100,001 and Over

Includes, but is not limited to, alterations to the exterior of a residential building such as porticos, porches, decks, glass or screen enclosures, windows, dormers, and exterior resurfacings like siding, stucco, etc. which enhances the overall appearance of the exterior. 

The project cannot have added heated livable space to the home. 

15. Residential Interior Element

This category represents a special interior element of a project.  It includes, but is not limited to such projects as railings and columns; brick, stone and masonry work; tiling; air conditioning and heating; fireplaces; cabinets; vestibules; insulation; kitchen hoods; glass block; wall finishes such as plaster; flooring; audio/visual systems; and home automation.  Work must have been done to the interior of an existing residential structure, and only interior photos may be used.  The residential interior specialty must be specified in the entry materials and in the descriptive text in order to qualify.

16. Residential Exterior Specialty

This category represents a special exterior element of a project.  It includes, but is not limited to such projects as decks, columns, pagodas, trellises, arbors, fences and gates, patios and terraces, driveways, walkways, retaining walls, other masonry elements, fountains and water features, swimming pools and spas, and outdoor lighting.  Also included may be detached structures such as garages, pool houses, studios, guesthouses, sheds, gazebos, pavilions, etc.  Only exterior photos may be used.  The residential exterior specialty must be specified in the entry materials and in the descriptive text in order to qualify.

17. Entire House Under $250,000

A project that remodeled or renovated a substantial portion of the entire residential house, inside and outside, or where multiple additions and/or style changes in footprint or elevation have been made in more than one location. 

The entry must include a description of the portions of the existing structure that were incorporated into the finished project.  Pictures and plans submitted with the entry must highlight those portions of the home retained in the new design. 

18. Entire House $250,001 to $500,000

A project that remodeled or renovated a substantial portion of the entire residential house, inside and outside, or where multiple additions and/or style changes in footprint or elevation have been made in more than one location. 

The entry must include a description of the portions of the existing structure that were incorporated into the finished project.  Pictures and plans submitted with the entry must highlight those portions of the home retained in the new design. 

19. Entire House $500,001 to $1,000,000

A project that remodeled or renovated a substantial portion of the entire residential house, inside and outside, or where multiple additions and/or style changes in footprint or elevation have been made in more than one location.

The entry must include a description of the portions of the existing structure that were incorporated into the finished project.  Pictures and plans submitted with the entry must highlight those portions of the home retained in the new design.

20. Entire House $1,000,001 and Over

A project that remodeled or renovated a substantial portion of the entire residential house, inside and outside, or where multiple additions and/or style changes in footprint or elevation have been made in more than one location. 

The entry must include a description of the portions of the existing structure that were incorporated into the finished project.  Pictures and plans submitted with the entry must highlight those portions of the home retained in the new design

21. Residential Historical Renovation/Restoration

The renovation/restoration of the interior and/or exterior of a residential structure, or addition to a residential structure, built prior to 1935.  Any and all changes are to have closely matched architectural style and building type.  Any and all products used are to be of a material authentic in style to the area in which the building was originally built, paying special attention to period trim detail and period coloring.  Restoration of missing historic features and added structures are to respect the essential historic character and architectural style of original building design.

22. Commercial Interior

Remodeling performed within the existing walls of a commercial structure.  Clearly define the type of client and the client’s needs in the project description.

23. Commercial Exterior

Remodeling performed on the exterior of an existing commercial structure where the building footprint or elevation has been changed. Clearly define the type of client and the client’s needs in the project description.

24. Commercial Specialty

Includes, but is not limited to such projects or operations as cosmetic facelift, siding, roofing, insulation, window, door, railing, columns, brick, stone masonry work, tiling, solar panels, air conditioning, heating, gutters and leaders, etc. Work must have been done to an existing commercial structure. Clearly define the type of client and the client’s needs in the project description. The commercial specialty must be included on your entry form and in the descriptive text to qualify.

25. Home Theater & Media Rooms Under $150,000

A remodeled space within a house that serves as a home theater or media room that may include entertainment or game areas. The space can be a remodel of an existing room, an addition or an attic conversion. The space must incorporate audio and video equipment and a designated viewing area. A/V Equipment can be built-in or free standing. Interior views only, even if space is an addition.

26. Home Theater & Media Rooms $150,001 and Over

A remodeled space within a house that serves as a home theater or media room that may include entertainment or game areas. The space can be a remodel of an existing room, an addition or an attic conversion. The space must incorporate audio and video equipment and a designated viewing area. A/V Equipment can be built-in or free standing. Interior views only, even if space is an addition.

Additional META AWARDS

Green Remodeling Recognition

A company may enter the Meta Awards and then also apply for Green Remodeling Recognition on that entry.

Universal Design Recognition

A company may enter the Meta Awards and then also apply for Universal Design Recognition on that entry.

Judges’ Choice Award

After the entries are all judged, the judges then discuss and choose the one project that they think is the most outstanding overall. The winner will receive a special Judges’ Choice award; in addition to the award they receive for the category (this is not a separate entry category).