ANN ARBOR, MI -- The innovative website from Merillat cabinetry was recently recognized with a Web Marketing Association's WebAward. was awarded the Best Home Building Website, and scored above the industry average in all judging criteria categories including design, interactivity and innovation.

Now in its 15th year, the WebAward program is the premier annual website award competition that names the best websites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all website development. All entries are reviewed by independent expert judges from around the world.

"Totally awesome; extraordinary site in every way. Video on the marquee is brilliant; shop by styles, breathtaking," noted one judge. "First unquestionable winner I've seen!" helps homeowners make smarter kitchen design decisions to fit their lifestyles.  It's an entertaining and educational resource that allows them to gather information on their own or be guided though an intuitive process to visualize their ideas prior to visiting a showroom.  Following are just a few of the website's tools that allow the homeowner to envision their dream kitchen or bathroom:

  •  Style section tool
  •  Decorative enhancement tool
  •  Inspiration gallery
  •  IdeaFolio
  •  Step-by-Step Kitchen and Bath Planners

"We know the Web is often the place where homeowners search for information and inspiration," explained Susan Cross, communications manager for Merillat. "With this in mind we took special consideration in creating a website that's fun and easy to use; all while guiding homeowners to their dream kitchen or bath.  We're extremely honored to be recognized for our efforts and we hope our site will continue to grow in popularity." 

SOURCE: Web Marketing Assn.

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