Reader's Choice Awards Winners

Reader's Choice Award Winners
Kitchen and Bath Business is proud to present the winners of the first annual K+BB Readers’ Choice Awards. Nearly 1,500 kitchen and bath design professionals cast their vote online and selected their favorite brands and manufacturers in 22 different kitchen and bath categories.

Listed below are the top vote getters in each of these categories, listed alphabetically, to represent not only the brand manufacturers, but also the specific types, styles, materials and price levels they offer products in. Our readers were asked to make their choices according to criteria including, but not limited to, local availability, the support they receive from the supplier/manufacturer, price point for their typical client budget and other category specific criteria as noted below each category.

The result is simple, the “best of the best” in our industry as determined by kitchen and bath design professionals reading K+BB. Join us in congratulating these companies for a job well done in delivering quality products and superior service.

If you’d like to learn more about some of the companies who are being recognized by your peers, and why they are deserving of this recognition, click on the highlighted listings below for more information.

Cooking Appliances

Specific Criteria: Energy Efficiency, Design/Style, Ease of Cleaning
Winners:

Dishwashers

Specific Criteria: Energy Efficiency, Integration into Cabinetry, Design/Style
Winners:

  • Bosch
  • GE
  • KitchenAid
  • Miele

Refrigeration Appliances

Specific Criteria: Energy Efficiency, Integration into Cabinetry, Design/Style
Winners:

Kitchen Flooring

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics, Durability
Winners:

Kitchen Faucets

Specific Criteria: Water Efficiency, Style/Aesthetics/Finish
Winners:

  • Delta Faucet Company
  • Elkay Sinks + Faucets
  • Grohe
  • Kohler Co.
  • Moen

Kitchen Cabinets

Specific Criteria: Craftsmanship/Design/Style, Door Styles/Finishes, Ability to customize/modify, Construction Quality
Winners:

  • Dura Supreme
  • IKEA
  • Kraftmaid
  • MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc.
  • Medallion Cabinetry
  • Poggenpohl

Kitchen Countertops

Specific Criteria: Stain Resistance, Heat Resistance, Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

Kitchen Sinks

Specific Criteria: Installation Type, Stain Resistance/ Durability, Configuration/Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

Kitchen Ventilation

Specific Criteria: Effectiveness, Noise Level
Winners:

  • Best
  • Broan
  • Vent-A-Hood
  • Wolf

Bath Cabinets/Vanities

Specific Criteria: Craftsmanship/Design/Style/Aesthetics, Door Styles/Finishes, Ability to customize/modify, Construction Quality
Winners:

  • Bertch
  • Fairmont
  • Kraftmaid
  • MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc.
  • Medallion Cabinetry
  • Ronbow

Bath Flooring

Specific Criteria: Durability, Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

Bath Wall Coverings

Specific Criteria: Style/Design/Aesthetics, Durability
Winners:

Bath Sinks

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics, Durability
Winners:

  • American Standard
  • Duravit
  • Elkay Sinks + Faucets
  • Kohler Co.
  • TOTO USA, Inc.

Toilets

Specific Criteria: Water Efficiency, Style/Aesthetics, Durability
Winners:

  • American Standard
  • Duravit
  • Geberit
  • Kohler Co.
  • TOTO USA, Inc.

Tubs and Whirlpools

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

  • American Standard
  • BainUltra
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kohler Co.
  • TOTO USA, Inc.
  • Victoria + Albert

Bath Faucets

Specific Criteria: Water Efficiency, Style/Aesthetics/Finish
Winners:

  • Delta Faucet Company
  • Elkay Sinks + Faucets
  • Hansgrohe
  • Kohler Co.
  • Moen
  • Rohl

Shower Systems

Specific Criteria: Water Efficiency, Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

  • Delta Faucet Company
  • Grohe
  • Hansgrohe
  • Kohler Co.
  • Moen
  • Rohl

Bath Ventilation

Specific Criteria: Effectiveness, Noise Level
Winners:

Bath Accessories

Specific Criteria: Style/Design/Ability to Coordinate with Fixtures
Winners:

  • American Standard
  • Elkay Sinks + Faucets
  • Ginger
  • Hansgrohe
  • Moen
  • Top Knobs

Hardware, Decorative

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics/Ability to coordinate with fixtures
Winners:

Hardware, Functional

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

Lighting

Specific Criteria: Style
Winners:

  • Juno Lighting
  • Kichler Lighting
  • Lutron
  • Progress Lighting