Feinmann Wins National 2017 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence

Feinmann has won a National 2017 Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence. The addition to a Newton split-level earned top honors in the entire nation in the Addition Over $250,000 category. There were 400 projects submitted for Chrysalis Awards in 15 categories. 80 remodeling companies from across the country were named winners. A panel of remodeling industry experts judged the project entries in a blind evaluation. Entries were judged on overall design, the creative use of space and materials, and the degree to which the project enhanced the original structure.

“Feinmann has won 10 Chrysalis Awards since 2002, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to professionalism and excellence,” said Ken Kanline, director of the awards program. The Chrysalis Awards, begun in 1994, recognizes the national remodeling industry’s best work in fifteen general categories of residential and commercial projects. The Chrysalis Awards are open to every professional remodeler an design professional in the United States.

“I am proud of the innovative design and craftsmanship illustrated in this project,” Feinmann founder and President, Peter Feinmann, said. “We appreciate that our team’s collaborative spirit, dedication and hard work have been recognized.”

Feinmann Wins Two Gold CotY Awards from EM NARI

Feinmann has earned two 2017 Gold CotY (Contractor of the Year) Awards from EM NARI. CotY Awards were presented at EM NARI’s Evening of Excellence event on Wednesday, March 29th at the Clarke Showroom in Milford, MA. This year there were 100 projects submitted for CotY Awards across 19 categories. A panel of eight independent reviewers judged the project entries in a blind evaluation. Feinmann was a Gold CotY Award winner for Residential Addition over $200,000, recognized for our Newton project, Splitting the Difference. A 1950s split-level was saved from the wrecking ball with a light-filled, two-story 968 square foot addition including a new kitchen. High ceilings, a zero-clearance fireplace and large windows bring this Mid-Century home into the 21st century. A guest room, playroom with doors to the backyard, full bath and laundry room complete the renovation on the lower level.

Feinmann was also a Gold CotY Award winner for Entire House over $500,000 for our River View project in Concord, to be published this fall in Boston HOME Magazine.

BOSTON DESIGN WEEK 2017 | Decoding Remodeling: Breaking Down the Myths of Home Renovation by the Feinmann Design/Build Team

Boston Design Week logoJoin the design/build team at Feinmann for a workshop designed to provide insight, information and inspiration for those planning a home renovation. Discuss the importance of design and view innovative projects while breaking down the myths of renovating your home. You’ll learn what to expect when working with a design/build firm and see examples of projects from start of finish.

Workshop is on a first come, first-serve basis with a 30 person limit. Registration required. In our design studio at Feinmann, 27 Muzzey Street, Lexington, MA on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

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Feinmann, Inc., Receives Best of Houzz 2017 Award for Customer Service

Best of Houzz 2017 award badgeFeinmann, Inc. has been awarded “Best of Houzz” 2017 for Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design.  Our design/build firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2016. “We are exceptionally proud of the service we provide and the excellent work of our staff. We thank all of our clients who wrote reviews sharing their positive experiences with the Houzz community,” said Peter Feinmann, founder and President of Feinmann, Inc.

 “Houzz provides homeowners with a 360 degree view of home building, remodeling and design industry professionals, empowering them to engage the right people and products for their project,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of industry marketing for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Feinmann among our “Best Of” professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”



Feinmann’s Swank & Private Master Bath Wins 2016 Gold PRISM Award

2016 PRISM LogoFeinmann has been awarded a 2016 Gold PRISM Award from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) for their Swank & Private Master Bath in a Lexington, MA home. The category was Best Residential Bath, $75,000 to $125,000.


The owners of an eclectic style house sought to reconfigure their upstairs to provide space for a new master bath and to provide them with privacy as the house only had one second floor bathroom. The solution entailed enclosing an awkward two-story atrium foyer which allowed the upstairs rooms to shift. The provided a way to expand the master bedroom to include a new walk-in closet while incorporating the old closet into a new, spacious master bathroom. Read more…

Feinmann Recognized by Guild Quality with GuildMaster with Distinction Award

GuildMaster award logoFeinmann has been recognized with a 2016 Guildmaster with Distinction Award for exceptional customer service. GuildQuality, an independent customer satisfaction surveying company, has powered the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting, and home services professions. For the eighth consecutive year, Feinmann was chosen as one of the select North American builders, remodelers, developers, and contractors recognized by GuildQuality for their superior delivery of customer care.

“We thank our loyal clients who participated in the GuildQuality survey process and gave us such wonderful testimonials,” said Peter Feinmann, founder and President of Feinmann, Inc.

 Over the past few months, GuildQuality reviewed numerous survey responses submitted by customers of Guildmaster candidates. In granting awards, GuildQuality considers two primary metrics for each candidate: the percentage of customers who would recommend and the percentage of customers who responded. Feinmann achieved a recommendation rate of greater than 90% from their customers, who were surveyed through GuildQuality.



Feinmann Wins Multiple 2016 EM NARI CotY Awards

2016 Gold CotY Award Residential Addition under $200,000Feinmann has won a 2016 Gold CotY Award for Residential Addition Under $200,000 for a Lexington project, Home, Home for a Range. By adding only 80 additional square feet, the kitchen was able to accommodate a professional Wolf range as well as a center island, making this kitchen functional and beautiful. EM NARI (Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry) handed out awards at their annual event held April 6 at Clarke Distribution Corp in Milford, MA. Feinmann was also awarded the 2016 Customer Service Award.


2016 Gold CotY Award Residential InteriorFeinmann has won a 2016 Gold CotY Award for Residential Interior for a Boston project, Boston Colonial Proves Less Is More. By reconfiguring the first floor and re-locating an awkwardly placed powder room, this home is now open and light-filled.


2016 Gold CotY Award Residential KitchenFeinmann has won a 2016 Gold CotY Award for Residential Kitchen $100,001-$150,000 for a Lexington kitchen, Light’s Delight Bungalow. By taking down a wall between the dining room and kitchen and relocating the powder room and creating a mudroom connected to the kitchen by a half-wall, this Lexington bungalow received a much-needed boost.

Feinmann Receives 2016 Best of Houzz Award

Best of Houzz award logoFeinmann has earned a 2016 “Best of Houzz” Award for Customer Service for the fourth year in a row. Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design with more than 25 million monthly unique users, comprising the Houzz community. Feinmann was selected from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design professionals.

“We are proud of the excellent relationships we have forged with clients and grateful for their reviews,” says Peter Feinmann, President of Feinmann, Inc.

Boston Design Week 2016 Feinmann Remodeling Workshop Registration

Insights from an Award-Winning Design/Build Team

Come spend two hours with Peter Feinmann, and his award-winning team of designers and builders. Listen as they share their insights and expertise about planning and running custom renovation projects that are beautiful and functional. Meet the team responsible for driving the vision and ethos for Feinmann and for crafting a company that puts the client at its center. Our team creates imaginative, skillful solutions to your design challenges with outstanding craftsmanship, attention to detail and a proven process. If you are seeking unique solutions to your needs, prefer working with a trustworthy, reputable company, and have the resources and motivation to invest in your home, learn what Feinmann has to offer during our Boston Design Week workshop.

  • Saturday, April 2, 11:30-1:30 pm
  • Feinmann, Inc. Design Studio
  • 27 Muzzey Street
  • Lexington, MA 02421
  • 781-860-9800
  • Registration required – 30 person limit

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Feinmann Wins Best of Boston HOME 2016 Award

2016 Best of Boston HOMEFeinmann received a 2016 Best of Boston HOME award for Design and Build, covering the suburbs West. The Best of Boston winners are featured in the 50th issue of Boston HOME. Congratulations to our staff and to all of the other Best of Boston 2016 winners: architects and designers, builders and craftspeople, shops and showrooms. “Peter Feinmann knows what to restore (that grand entryway and staircase, perhaps?) and what to vanquish, starting with that 1970s kitchen addition. His resulting renovations are bright and on-trend – glass-and-cherry cabinets, mirrored tile backsplashes, quartz countertops – all carefully considered for the needs of busy suburban families” writes Boston HOME.