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Men At Work Design Build, Toronto, named as a Big 50 firm by Remodeling magazine

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There are approximately 92,000 remodeling (renovation) firms in the U.S. with paid staff. Men At Work, the lone Canadian firm so honoured, has been placed in the top 50.

Press Release from Men At Work Design Build

Men At Work Design Build, Etobicoke, Ontario has been selected by Remodeling magazine to join the Remodeling Big 50. Each year since 1986, the Remodeling Big 50 inducts 50 remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity, through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large. Big 50 remodelers run successful, often growing, companies of various sizes that have taken the lead in raising industry standards.

Paul Gallop, President, Men At Work Design Build

“To give a sense of how unique this status is, consider there are roughly 92,000 remodeling firms in America with paid staff,” notes Craig Webb, Remodeling’s Editor-in-Chief. “Since 1986, we have selected only about 1,550 firms — that’s 1.7 per cent of all the remodeling businesses in the country.” Men At Work Design Build is the only Canadian business to be recognized for the 2017 Big 50.

“We are honoured to receive this distinction,” says Paul Gallop, President and Founder of Men At Work. “The award recognizes excellence and leadership, and we are privileged to be named among this select group of remodelers.”


The Big 50 awards were presented at a dinner at the Remodelers Summit and Awards Gala on Sept. 27 in Minneapolis.

Men At Work Design Build is a residential contracting company that specializes in renewing and expanding older houses in core Toronto neighbourhoods. Passionate about home design and fine craftsmanship, the award-winning team provides integrated design build services to solve space issues in older homes.

Paul Gallop receiving the award in Minneapolis, Sept. 27


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