Reader's Choice Awards Winners

Reader's Choice Award Winners
Kitchen and Bath Business is proud to present the winners of the second-annual K+BB Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 1,800 K+BB readers cast their vote online and selected their favorite brands and manufacturers in 23 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 range of specific types, styles, materials and price levels in which these top-voted brands offer products. 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 you. Join us in congratulating these companies for a job well done in delivering quality products and 
superior service.

By clicking on company names below that are bolded,  you can find detailed information on these companies that are being recognized by your peers and why they are deserving of this recognition.

Congratulations to the 2014 winners!

— Natasha Selhi, Publisher
Kitchen and Bath Business

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:

  • Ann Sacks
  • Armstrong Flooring
  • Daltile
  • Walker Zanger

Kitchen Faucets

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

Kitchen Cabinets

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

Kitchen Countertops

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

  • Caesarstone
  • Cambria
  • Formica Corporation
  • Silestone
  • Wilsonart LLC

Kitchen Sinks

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

Kitchen Ventilation

Specific Criteria: Effectiveness, Noise Level
Winners:

Bath Cabinets/Vanities

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

Bath Flooring

Specific Criteria: Durability, Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

  • Ann Sacks
  • Daltile
  • Marazzi Tile
  • Walker Zanger

Bath Wall Coverings

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

Bath Sinks

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics, Durability
Winners:

Toilets

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

Tubs and Whirlpools

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

Bath Faucets

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

Shower Systems

Specific Criteria: Water Efficiency, Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

Bath Ventilation

Specific Criteria: Effectiveness, Noise Level
Winners:

  • Broan
  • Delta Products
  • NuTone
  • Panasonic

Bath Accessories

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

Hardware, Decorative

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

Hardware, Functional

Specific Criteria: Style/Aesthetics
Winners:

  • Blum, Inc.
  • Hafele
  • Knape & Vogt
  • Rev-A-Shelf

Lighting

Specific Criteria: Style
Winners:

  • Hӓfele America Co.
  • Juno Lighting
  • Kichler Lighting
  • Lutron

Laundry Appliances

Specific Criteria:
Winners:

  • Bosch
  • LG
  • Maytag
  • Whirlpool