AURORA, IL --Tec Specialty Productsis in search of inspirational installation projects that used its products to complete the design. The company is asking contractors to submit photos and videos as well as a brief description that explains how a great space was envisioned and brought to reality using Tec products. A panel of industry expert judges will decide the winner in September 2013. Project submissions will be judged on imagination, craftsmanship and superior use of Tec products during installation.

Contest submissions are open to residential and commercial contractors who have completed tile and stone, wood, carpet or vinyl installations from January 2011 to the present day that used cumulatively 100 pounds or more of Tec products (including but not limited to: mortars, adhesives, underlayments and grouts). Projects must be 500 square feet or larger. Multiple entries (up to five entries per person) are encouraged. Participants must be legal residents of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.

The First-Place winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and five Runner-Up winners will each be awarded a $500 cash prize. All contest participants will receive a free Tec t-shirt.

The "Imagine Achieve" contest runs from April 29 to August 31, 2013. The winners will be announced on or about September 16, 2013.

Industry experts comprising the judging panel include: Rose Mary Clyburn, President of H.B. Fuller Construction Products Inc.; Dan Welch, President of Welch Tile; Jennifer Panning, President of Artisan Tile Inc.; and Michael Ansari, President of AIC Contracting Inc.

Projects can be submitted at: