All About The Awards

Each year, NARI Kansas City members submit projects to be considered for a Remodel of the Year™ (REMY™) award.

We received 69 submissions across 47 categories for the 2023 awards. On December 7, find out who will win the Gold.

New this year, we are integrating our holiday party with the REMY™ Award Ceremony and Dinner.

A reception, plated dinner, awards ceremony, and celebration/holiday event after fill the night.

Below find out about our awards and the past recipients of these awards.

A few of the 2023 REMY™ categories

Residential Kitchen

Best residential kitchen remodel projects that include remodeling of any other adjacent space such as a family room, dining room, mudroom, etc. should be entered into a Residential Interior Category. 

Residential Bath

Best residential both remodel projects that include remodeling of any other adjacent space such as a master (clothing) closet, dressing area, make-up room, etc. should be entered into a Residential Interior Category. 

Residential Interior

Best residential interior remodel that includes, but is not limited to, such projects as family or recreation room remodeling, bath or kitchen with adjacent space, home theater or media rooms, wine rooms, attic conversions, etc. Work must be done within the existing walls of a residential structure. This category does not include room additions or basements.

Residential Interior Feature

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

Entire House

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

Commercial Interior

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

Association Awards

President’s Choice Award

The NARI Kansas City President’s Choice Award is chosen by the current president and given to an individual or company for their support during that president’s term.

Ambassador Award

The NARI Kansas City Ambassador Award is presented each year to a chapter member who goes above and beyond recruiting new members to the association.

Foundation Award

The NARI Kansas City Foundation Award is given to an outstanding member for their commitment to NARI both financially and with active participation, as well as their commitment to the remodeling industry.

Plumb, Square & Level Award

The NARI Kansas City Plumb, Square & Level Award recipient is nominated by the membership and given to the member who is active at various levels of NARI.

2022 Association Award Winner's

President’s Choice Award

All Board Members

Steve Brattin – SVB Wood Floors

Lindsay Hicks – Habitat for Humanity of KC

Jonathon Kelly – Fireplace & BarBQ Center

Mary Thompson, CR, CRPM, UDCP – Architectural Craftsman

Jon Otten – Capitol Federal Savings Bank

Jason Wright, CRS – Jason Wright Electric

Ambassador Award

Jonathon Kelly – Fireplace & BarBQ Center

Foundation Award

Black Oak Construction and
Kansas City Remodel & Handyman Allen, LLC

Plumb, Square & Level Award

Mike O’Connell, MCRS, GCP, CAPS – Hayes Insulation

Vote for the 2023 Plumb, Square & Level Award Now!

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Past REMY™ Winners

2022 REMY™ Award Winning Gallery

2021 REMY™ Award Winning Gallery

2020 REMY™ Award Winning Gallery


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The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Kansas City (NARI KC) is a non-profit 501c6 membership trade association committed to raising the standards of professionalism within the remodeling industry. NARI KC represents all facets of the remodeling industry with an emphasis on residential remodeling. Through its various programs, NARI KC promotes training and a highly professional, responsible image of the remodeling profession. NARI KC members must abide to a code of ethics, and they work collaboratively to protect the homeowners from a bad remodeling experience.

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