News » Shane Homes Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best of Houzz’ Award

[Calgary, Alberta, Canada] February 5, 2013 – Shane Homes has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” 2013 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, for the home office in their Delmar Lotto Home for the 2012 Kinsmen Lotto for the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Shane Homes has been building quality family homes in Calgary, Airdrie and Okotoks since 1979 and was chosen by the more than 11 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

The Houzz “Best Of Houzz” award for 2013 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the community of 11 million monthly users, also known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 124 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site, iPad/iPhone app and Android app.

“Shane Homes is ecstatic to be chosen as a “Best of Houzz” winner. With over one million images it is amazing that we were able to stand out amongst entries from around the world,” says Shane Wenzel, president of Shane Homes.

“Houzz provides homeowners with an in-depth, 360-degree view of building, remodeling and design professionals through images of their work, reviews and an opportunity to interact with them directly in the Houzz community,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of community. “We’re delighted to recognize Shane Homes among our “Best Of” professionals for design as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like Shane Homes, but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and evaluating their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.

For more information please contact Shane Wenzel, President of Shane Homes at or 403-536-2283.

About Shane Homes Shane Homes ( is a family owned company that has been building quality family homes in Calgary, Airdrie and Okotoks since 1979. Over the past 30 years Shane Homes has developed many unique programs and services that have been designed to provide their customers with exceptional customer service both before and after they move into their new home. Shane Homes builds single family homes with front double attached garages and through their Creations by Shane Homes division, they build single family and duplex laned homes.

About Houzz Houzz ( is a leading online platform for home remodeling, providing inspiration, information, advice and support for homeowners and home improvement professionals through its website and mobile applications. Houzz features the largest residential design database in the world, articles written by design experts, product recommendations, a vibrant community powered by social tools, and information on more than 1.5 million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality. @houzz_inc

Shane Homes’ ‘Best of Houzz’ award winning photo: the private study in the 2012 Delmar Lotto Home for the 2012 Kinsmen Lotto for the Alberta Children’s Hospital