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TopSummer Newsletter 2012

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The BIG 50 


Thorson named one of the Nation's Top 50 Remodelers & Receives the Customer Service Excellence Award!


Thorson Big 50

  Every year Remodeling Magazine scours the nation in search of companies that demonstrate broad expertise, sound business judgement, and a high degree of professionalism to make up their elite group of the Remodeling BIG 50. 


The Judges try to uncover what it is about a particular company that makes it stand out from the crowd. Candidates are compared to one another and are graded on a curve, as it were.The companies chosen for the BIG 50 class of 2012 represent the very peak of that curve. In a climate in which survival is considered an achievement, they have somehow managed to thrive.  Within that group, a chosen few companies are further honored to be awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award.  


We are very proud to have been counted as one of the top 50 remodeling companies nationwide for 2012 as well as to be among the top 3 in the Big 50 class that earned the Customer Service Excellence Award for providing exemplary service and delivering an exceptional remodeling experience.  



Feature Project

 One of our Favorites...

This New Custom Home makes the list of one of our favorite projects for a few reasons. Although completed several years ago the home design is a classic that will always stand the test of time. We were also very privileged to be a part of this project as it meant a new beginning for the owners who had lost everything in a devastating fire. 


The collaboration between us, the homeowner and architect helped to make the project progress quickly and efficiently.  The homeowners were thrilled with the results and grateful to once again have a place to call home.

Here is what the client had to say:

"Our previous home on this site was destroyed in a devastating fire in which we lost everything. Working to build this home with Eric and the crew was a source of great joy and satisfaction, in a period in our life where there was not much to feel happy about.  Eric anticipated any problems we might encounter, helped us make decisions, and kept the momentum going so that we could move back only 16 months after the fire.  They did a terrific job and I always unequivocally recommend them to others"  


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Thinking Ahead 

Projects to consider now 

Solar Attic Fan

Window & Door Replacements   


Don't let the blissful Summer weather distract you too much. Before long Fall and Winter will be in full swing and will bring with them Cold air, driving rain, and frigid snow.  All of which can make their way into your home through old drafty windows & doors. There are a few questions you can ask yourself to determine if your home is in need of having the windows replaced...


Don't delay, our schedule is filling fast,  if you want to get on the list for a window or door replacement before cold weather ensues contact us today!  

Staff & Family Updates


 Andrew Thorson inducted into Honor Society


Andrew Honor Society

Andrew was recently inducted into the National Junior Honor Society  at a graduation ceremony on June 15, 2012. Congratulations to Andrew on this impressive achievement, we're sure he will continue to achieve greatness as he begins his first year in high school this coming fall.



Growing Families - New Arrivals! 

   Owen Gregory Kravitz

Office manager Jenn Kravitz and her husband Matt welcomed their new son, Owen Gregory on May 24th. He weighed  8lbs  7oz. and both mother & baby are doing very well. Jenn's daughter Senja, now 3 years old was very excited to welcome her new little brother! Owen is shown at 6 weeks old in this picture enjoying some family time at a lake in Maine earlier this month.  




 Welcome Griffin

Project Manager Todd Donnelly and his wife Amy just welcomed their  new son as well, on July 14th. This is number 3 for the Donnelly Family.  Griffin Daniel weighed  8lbs.  14oz. and was welcomed by his older siblings Max & Shea




Our Team Hard at Work

Our Crew Hard at workEric snapped this shot of Carpenters Bob and Dan fully geared up to begin demolition of an older home. The stylish attire you see them sporting is keeping them in compliance with the new Lead Safety renovation requirements that help to keep both our staff and the homeowner safe from the effects of lead dust generated through renovations to homes built prior to 1979.

We have been a Certified Lead Safe Renovator since before the new law went into effect in 2010.