About McDowell Inc.

Professional Awards/Recognition

2015

Voted Kane County's "BEST" Remodeler by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

Nominated "One of the Best" Kitchen & Bath Remodels by the readers of the Daily Herald

Best of HOUZZ - Service

2014

Voted Kane County's "BEST" Remodeler by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

Received First Place Award in the Business Float category - Downtown St. Charles Electric Christmas Parade

Noted in the Remodeling Magazine annual list of Top Remodelers in the Nation; #6 in Illinois, and #150 in the US.

2013

Voted Kane County's "One of the Best" HOme Remodeler by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

 

2012

Voted Kane County's "One of the Best" Home Remodeler by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

Voted Kane County's "Best Siding/Roofing Contractor" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

Voted Kane County's "Best Deck Builder" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

 

2011

Featured in Daily5Remodel's "It's All in the Details" - achieved Number 2 by receiving over 500 votes in Nationwide contest

Featured in Northwest Quarterly magazine in various Kitchen, Bath and Home Remodeling articles throughout the year

Voted Kane County's "One of the Best" Home Remodeler by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

Voted Kane County's "One of the Best" Deck Builder by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

 

2010

Voted Kane County's "Best Additions/Sunrooms" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

St. Charles Chamber of Commerce "Charlemagne Award" (Sue McDowell)


2009
Voted Kane County's "Best Home Remodeler" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle
Voted Kane County's "Best Room Additions/Sunrooms" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle
Voted Kane County's "Best Interior Designer" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

2008
Voted Kane County's "Best Home Remodeler" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

2007
Voted Kane County's "Best Home Remodeler" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle
"Best of the Fox" Award for "Kitchen project" by the NAHBR (Natl. Assn. of Home Builders & Remodelers)
"Best of the Fox" Award for "Room Addition project" by the NAHBR (Natl. Assn. of Home Builders & Remodelers)
"Best of the Fox" Award for "Ultimate Design" by the NAHBR (Natl. Assn. of Home Builders & Remodelers)
Certified Aging-in-Place specialist designation by the National Association of Home Builders (Dustin Hawkins)


2006
Voted Kane County's "Best Home Remodeler" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle
"Certificate of Appreciation" by the NAHB Remodelers Council for the Devereaux Community project

2005
"Small Business of the Year" Award - St. Charles Chamber of Commerce

2004
Voted Kane County's "Best Home Remodeler" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle

2003
Voted Kane County's "Best Home Remodeler" by the readers of the Kane County Chronicle
President's Award - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley

2002
Downtown Pride Award - Rebuilding of "Santa's House" - Downtown St. Charles Partnership
President's Award - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley
Community Development Award - St. Charles Chamber of Commerce (for 521 West Main Street McDowell office building)

2000
ICON Award/ Remodeling $125,000 & over - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley

1999
BIG 50 Remodeler - 'Remodeling' magazine
ICON Award/ Master Bath Renovation - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley

1998
ICON Award/ Remodeling $200,000 & over - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley

1997
ICON Award/ Exterior Renovation - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley

1995
ICON Award/ Exterior Renovation - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley\
Al Bowman Award - Home Builders of Greater Fox Valley