Commercial Grand Prize
David Allen Company, Raleigh, N.C.


Residential Grand Prize
Hohn & Hohn, Inc. St. Paul, Minn.

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) announced the winners of the 8th Annual TileLetter Installation Awards Competition during a special ceremony that took place on March 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the 2011 Coverings Tile + Stone Expo.

NTCA executive director Bart Bettiga was master of ceremonies at the event. NTCA chairman John Cox and second vice president James Woelfel announced the residential and commercial winners, respectively.

Judges Skip Peters of Craft-Croswell, and NTCA’s Joe Tarver and Gerald Sloan selected nine winners: residential and commercial grand prize, mosaic/glass, stone and tile winners as well as one special recognition community award. Grand prize winners each received a $1,500 cash prize and a trophy. All other category winners received a $500 cash prize and a trophy.

The full roster of winners is as follows:

Residential

Residential Grand Prize
Hohn & Hohn, Inc. St. Paul, Minn.
Breakfast Room, St. Paul, Minn.

Residential Tile
Jung Tile & Granite, Victoria, Texas
Prokop Custom Homes- Pilgreen 2010 Parade Master Bath, Victoria, Texas

Residential Stone
Collins Tile and Stone, LLC., Aldie, Va.
Guest Bath Renovation, Arlington, Va.

Residential Mosaic/Glass
R.J. Precision Marble and Tile, Stamford, Conn.
Fulbright Bathroom Remodel, Westport, Conn.

Commercial

Commercial Grand Prize
David Allen Company, Raleigh, N.C.
North Carolina Research Core Lab, Kannapolis, N.C.

Commercial Tile
McCammack Tile, Inc., Indianapolis, Ind.
Community Hospital South, Indianapolis, Ind.

Commercial Stone
Tiede-Zoller, Long Beach, Miss.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, N.J.

Commercial Mosaic/Glass
Gary Drostle, London, U.K.
River of Life, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Special Recognition Community Award
Welch Tile & Marble, Kent City, Mich.
Greenville M-57 Bike Path, Greenville, Mich.

This year, 14 sponsors gave their support to the 8th Annual TileLetter Installation Awards. They include: Custom Building Products, Daltile, LATICRETE, MAPEI, Marino Tile and Marble, Merkrete, Miracle Sealants Company, Noble Company, SGM, Schluter Systems, H.B. Fuller Construction Products, Tile Council of North America, Tile of Spain and USG.

NTCA will begin accepting entries for The 9th Annual TileLetter Installation Awards competition in fall 2011, so tile and stone contractors and installers can check the website beginning in November for entry materials and instructions.

The TileLetter Installation Awards recognize excellence in tile and stone installations by tile and stone contractors. For more information, visit www.tile-assn.com/Tileletter and click on the “TileLetter Awards” link.