Callen Construction Receives Nine Remodeler Awards

Jan. 20, 2014

Callen Construction, Inc., a full service remodeling company serving southeastern Wisconsin since 1986, received nine awards in the Milwaukee/NARI-sponsored 2013 Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards (WRA) presented January 17, 2014.

The company was recognized in the following remodeling categories:

Residential Kitchen $40,000 – $80,000: Gold Award
Residential Exterior Under $100,000: Gold Award
Residential Kitchen $20,000 – $40,000: Silver Award
Residential Addition $60,000 - $100,000: Silver Award
Residential Addition $100,000 - $250,000: Silver Award (two awards)
Residential Interior $50,000 - $100,000: Silver Award
Residential Interior Over $100,000: Silver Award
Residential Bath $30,000 - $60,000: Bronze Award

Company owner Tom Callen was also presented with the Milwaukee/NARI Image Award that recognizes an association member that has contributed to the enhancement of the home improvement and remodeling industry’s image. Callen was honored for being an association member for more than 25 years, serving on the Board of Directors, on the Finance Committee, and on the Milwaukee/NARI Foundation Board. He was also recognized for being committed to promoting the industry through his support of Milwaukee/NARI events, as well as encouraging his employees to pursue NARI certifications.

In addition, in conjunction with the WRA program, Callen was announced as the recipient of the “Reader’s Choice” Award presented by M Magazine, as its submission in the Residential Interior Over $100,000 category was selected by M Magazine readers as the favorite remodeling project of the seven submissions in that category.

This is the 14th consecutive year Callen Construction has won an award in the WRA competition, which is conducted annually by the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource for more than 52 years.

The Home Exteriors by Callen showroom in Brookfield on 191st and Capitol Dr. has a wide assortment of products on display, including Infinity® Fiberglass replacement windows from Marvin, siding, windows, doors, and roofing, and Gutter Topper®. Callen’s Muskego showroom on 131st and Janesville Rd. contains a variety of samples, including full kitchen and bath displays featuring Kohler and Starmark Cabinetry products, countertops, as well as InfinityÒ Fiberglass replacement windows from Marvin.

In addition to being a Milwaukee/NARI member, Callen is a member of several home improvement and area associations, including the National Kitchen & Bath Association, the Metropolitan Builders Association Remodelers Council, Better Business Bureau, Angie’s List, the Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce, the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, the Hales Corners Chamber of Commerce, and the Muskego Area Chamber of Commerce.

For more information or for a free in-home consultation, call Callen at 414-529-5509 or visit

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