“You get out of it what you put into it” is a truism that especially applies to the Master Builders Association. Membership offers many paths for members to do business with other members.


Remodelers Council

Remodelers Preamble 

The Remodelers Council is a fellowship of remodelers and associates who share their acquired industry knowledge and business practices, promote the general welfare of their membership, and sustain participation in MBAKS through mentorship, education, and service.

Find your professional edge

Remodelers and associate members make up this active council heading up the Remodeling Excellence (REX) Awards and Remodeled Homes Tour, among other events.

The Remodelers Council (RC) consists of building and remodeling contractors looking to learn the latest trends or network with other remodelers, as well as vendors and associate members.

Benefits of joining the Remodelers Council

  • Discounts on Remodelers Council dinners and events
  • The opportunity to participate in exclusive Remodelers Council events, like the Remodeled Homes Tour and Remodeling Excellence (REX) and Trades Remodeling Excellence (T-REX) Awards
  • A listing in the MBAKS Remodelers Directory, distributed at the Seattle Home Show and in showrooms across King and Snohomish counties (builder members only) and in the Directory of Professional Remodelers on
  • Gain credibility by using the Remodelers Council logo

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Recurring Events

Annual REX/T-REX Awards

Where red carpet remodels take center stage. The Remodeling Excellence/Trades Remodeling Excellence (REX/T-REX) Awards celebrate the best of our remodelers and tradespeople. Members can register their best projects for the chance to win in different categories. The event takes place at various locations throughout Seattle. Past venues include the W Hotel (2016) and Bellevue Art Museum (2015). Get dressed up, grab a drink, and enjoy the show.

Annual Remodeled Homes Tour

It’s a showcase of dreams! Community members are invited to step inside our members’ prized projects throughout King and Snohomish counties. Wow potential clients with hands-on examples of what they can turn their homes into – with your help, of course.

Quarterly RC Dinners

Our laid back yet lavish dinner meetings draw dozens of remodelers and feature enthusiastic networking, friendly camaraderie, and expert speakers on varied topics.

Off-Site Events

Rub elbows with industry leaders, community members, and potential clients at any or all of our fun and functional gatherings.

Annual Holiday Party

Celebrate with the style makers by joining us for an always great time filled with fun, food, and drink. Chat with some of the most influential industry leaders in the area, along with friends both new and old – and every combination thereof.

Check the calendar for details.


  • The Dunn Lumber Podcast: How to Win Remodeling Projects

    Posted on Jan 23, 2018 in:
    • Tips & Trends
    • Councils
    • Remodelers Council
    • Podcasts & Radio
    Dan Bawden, 2017 NAHB Remodelers chairman, is a nationally recognized remodeling expert and founder of the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) program. At the December MBAKS RC dinner, Dan offered exclusive tips on how to win bids for remodeling projects. Listen and learn from everyone’s favorite redheaded remodeler.
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2019 RC Leadership

Ron Palmer, Palmer Residential, Remodelers Council Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Sep 26

Remodelers Council Dinner

Learn to focus on customer service excellence with speaker Paul Anderson in this Remodelers Advantage Series event.
Oct 26
Nov 21

Remodelers Council Dinner

Financial Management: Measure What Matters, a Remodelers Advantage Series event with speaker Judith Miller.