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2013's Best Blogs in the Design & Remodeling Industry Announced: Voters Name the Winners of the 2013 JDR Industry Blogger Awards

Decoist, Building Blox, 7th House on the Left, Freshome, Lynn Hoffman Design, and Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Twitter - Voted Best Bloggers in Architecture, Construction Business, Remodeling, Interior Design, Green, and Microblog

(San Diego, Calif. - April 18, 2013) - Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) is excited to announce the winners of the 2013 Design & Remodeling Industry Blogger Awards. The fourth annual blog competition featured 47 of the best blogs in the industry across six categories, including a new category for Microblog, a growing trend in social media. After tallying thousands of votes, the winners are:

"Each year the blogger awards get bigger, with more participants and voters. This year, we had votes from 79 countries," said Todd Jackson, President of Jackson Design & Remodeling, which hosts the annual Blogger Awards contest, "We're happy to see that more and more companies are realizing the importance of providing reliable information and inspiration to homeowners across the country through blogs and social media sites like Houzz, Pinterest and Twitter. We congratulate this year's winners for representing the best of the best in the design and remodeling industry."

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. Winners use their cash prize in a variety of ways, from investing in their business and new software to giving back to their community. 7th House on the Left, a three-time winner in the Remodeling category, is continuing a tradition of donating a portion of their winnings with this year's chosen charity being Rebuilding Together. All of the winners expressed enthusiasm about their participation: "The contest was fun and made us reach out a lot more to our colleagues and clients," said Lynn Hoffman of Lynn Hoffman Design, named Best Green blog. "Amazingly, all our readers were very excited and very willing to vote."

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 www.jacksondesignandremodeling.com, call (619) 442-6125 or follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, Houzz and Twitter.