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Membership

Councils & Committees

“You get out of it what you put into it” is a truism that especially applies to the Master Builders Association. Membership offers many paths for members to do business with other members.

Remodelers Council

Remodelers and associate members make up this active council heading up the Remodeling Excellence (REX) Awards and Remodeled Homes Tour, among other events.

Find your professional edge

The Remodelers Council (RC) consists of building and remodeling contractors looking to learn the latest trends or network with other remodelers, as well as vendors and associate members.

Benefits of joining the Remodelers Council

  • Discounts on Remodelers Council dinners and events
  • The opportunity to participate in exclusive Remodelers Council events, like the Remodeled Homes Tour and Remodeling Excellence (REX) and Trades Remodeling Excellence (T-REX) Awards
  • A listing in the Directory of Professional Remodelers on nahb.org and in HomeMatters magazine
  • Monthly e-Newsletter ReNews with the issues, updates, and industry news you need
  • Gain credibility by using the Remodelers Council logo
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Recurring Events

Annual REX/T-REX Awards

Where red carpet remodels take center stage. The Remodeling Excellence/Trades Remodeling Excellence (REX/T-REX) Awards celebrate the best of our remodelers and tradespeople. Members can register their best projects for the chance to win in different categories. The event takes place at various locations throughout Seattle. Past venues include the W Hotel (2016) and Bellevue Art Museum (2015). Get dressed up, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.

Annual Remodeled Homes Tour

It’s a showcase of dreams! Community members are invited to step inside our members’ prized projects throughout King and Snohomish counties. Wow potential clients with hands-on examples of what they can turn their homes into – with your help, of course.

Monthly RC After Hours Happy Hours

The fourth Tuesday of every month, this mixer is a great way to expand business horizons and open new doors in a relaxed waterfront setting. 5 - 7 p.m. at Anthony's Woodfire Grill in Everett.

Quarterly RC Dinners

Our laid back yet lavish dinner meetings draw dozens of remodelers and feature enthusiastic networking, friendly camaraderie, and expert speakers on varied topics.

Off-Site Events

Rub elbows with industry leaders, community members, and potential clients at any or all of our fun and functional gatherings.

Annual Holiday Party

Celebrate with the style makers by joining us for an always great time filled with fun, food, and drink. Chat with some of the most influential industry leaders in the area, along with friends both new and old – and every combination thereof.

Podcasts

  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: Important Updates to L&I Rules and Regulations

    Posted on May 26, 2017 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Podcast
    • Builders
    Don’t get on the wrong side of L&I. Recorded live at the March 23 Remodelers Council Dinner, L&I’s own Erich Smith guides you through the rules and regulations you need to know to stay safe and fine-free.
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  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How Contractors Can Protect Themselves From Litigation

    Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in:
    • Podcast
    • Builders
    Listen: The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How Contractors Can Protect Themselves From Litigation, recorded live November 17 at the Master Builders Association Remodelers Council Dinner. Get insights on avoiding litigation and how to protect your business once litigation has begun from attorney Scott Noel.
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  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How to Protect Yourself From Liability When Hiring Trade Contractors

    Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in:
    • Podcast
    • Builders
    Listen: The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How to Protect Yourself From Liability When Hiring Trade Contractors, recorded live March 17 at the Master Builders Association Remodelers Council Dinner. Scott Hildebrand, residential law specialist, presents his list of the top 10 things NOT to do when hiring the tradespeople who are essential to your professional success.
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  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: Document, Document, Document

    Posted on Dec 16, 2016 in:
    • Builders
    • Podcast
    Listen: The Dunn Lumber Podcast: Document, Document, Document, recorded live September 29 at the Master Builders Association Remodelers Council Dinner. Shelli Lucus-Kennedy tells us how to lower insurance rates and decrease liability using firsthand experience and real-world examples.
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2017 Remodelers Council Chair

Traci Tenhulzen, Tenhulzen Residential