San Antonio Remodelers Win Big At National Competition

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Names Haven Design and Construction a National CotYTM (Contractor of the Year) Winner

Charlotte, NC, April 20, 2018—The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named 40 National CotY winners and 20 National Team Member Winners at their annual Spring Business Meeting. Haven Design and Construction are members of NARI San Antonio.

Contractors from seven regions nationwide vied for the highest industry award recognition on an annual basis. An impartial panel of judges, who are experts within the industry and associated fields, selected winners based on problem solving, functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation, degree of difficulty and entry presentation.

Haven Design and Construction took away the National CotY Award for Residential Kitchen, $30,000-$60,000, in a competition that equates to over $123 million worth of remodeling projects. Their dedication and commitment to “Remodeling Done Right™” which is NARI’s promise and tagline, lives true through their exceptional work ethic from concept to completion. CotY award-winning companies enjoy recognition from industry leaders and peers.

At the national meeting, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry awarded the only 2018 Chapter Excellence Award to NARI San Antonio. The Chapter Excellence Award is presented to a chapter for exceptional work done which impacted the chapter’s area in a positive manner.

The quickly growing local NARI Chapter has tripled their membership in 3 years and participates in community improvement events with the Habitat for Humanity, neighborhood renovations such as Rehabarama through the Office of Historical Preservation, and others throughout the city of San Antonio.

About Haven Design and Construction

When husband-and-wife kitchen remodeling team Armando and Jana Valdez met and fell in love, they knew it was fate. Armando’s a home builder and remodeler, and Jana is an interior designer. What else could they do but open their own home remodeling company? Learn more at

About NARI San Antonio

We are San Antonio’s trusted source for remodeling and home improvement needs. Our members adhere to a strict code of ethics to ensure positive and professional interaction.

About NARI

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the source for homeowners seeking to hire a professional remodeling contractor. Members are full-time, dedicated, remodeling industry professionals who follow a strict code of ethics with high standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility. Remodeling Done Right™ is NARI’s promise to consumers as well as members and the industry.

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