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2012 JDR Industry Blogger Award Winners Announced

Freshome, Building Blox, 7th House on the Left, Build Direct Green Blog and 2Modern - Voted Best Blogs in the Design and Remodeling Industry

(SAN DIEGO - April 18, 2012) Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Design & Remodeling Industry Blogger Awards. The third-annual blog competition featured 29 of the best blogs in the industry across five categories. After thousands of votes, the winners are:

Interior Design: Freshome
Construction Business: Building Blox
Remodeling: 7th House on the Left
Green: BuildDirect Green Blog
Architecture: 2Modern

"We are proud to be part of such a creative and inspirational industry," said Todd Jackson, President of Jackson Design & Remodeling which hosts the annual Blogger Awards contest. "This year's finalists were all incredible. They offer a tremendous service for consumers, giving important information, tips and inspiration to households across the country. This is the first year Freshome was nominated - they've really established their site as the go-to site for consumers - it's exciting to see them win. 7th House on the Left has won the last two years in the remodeling category, another tough group of finalists. 2Modern is a great architecture blog and we're happy to see them get recognized. For the construction industry, Building Blox really is doing some great things and it's great to see them get acknowledged. And finally the Build Direct Green Blog won this year. The "Green" category is new, we just added it last year, and it had more nominees than any of the other categories, it was extremely tough competition. Just looking at this list, we're really proud of the voters and agree that this year's winners are definitely the best of the best."

>The goal of the JDR Blogger Awards is to bring additional recognition to the work of the best blogs in the business, while supporting JDR's efforts to promote the professionalism of the remodeling industry and inspire clients with the latest trends in home design. The winning blogs receive a $500 cash prize and a "JDR Blogger Awards Winner" badge to display on their blog.

About Jackson Design and Remodeling

Jackson Design and Remodeling has been serving the San Diego community for more than 20 years with high-end bathroom remodeling, kitchen remodeling, room additions, and other home redesign projects. Todd Jackson, President and CEO, has established an enduring tradition of quality and service in the remodeling industry. Jackson and his team have won numerous awards for their work, including over 40 COTY awards, dozens of Chrysalis, ASID, NKBA and Master Design Awards as well as three consecutive Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics. For more information, visit, call (619) 442-6125 or follow us on facebook: Jackson Design and Remodeling and twitter @jacksondesign.