B&E General Contractors - Glendale, WI

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6001 N Green Bay Rd., Glendale, WI 53209   
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Providing Remodeling Excellence and Innovation since 1985

Accolades

B&E General Contractors is proud to announce that its founder and president, Mark A. Brick, CR, CGR, CAPS, has recently earned and been awarded his designation of Master Certified Remodeler, from NARI National. Mark is the 51st person in the nation to receive this coveted designation. As well, Mark has also earned his designation as a Universal Design Certified Professional, a title which was earned upon completion of comprehensive review and testing.


WRA Awards ( Wisconsin Remodelers Awards)

Gold Award: Residential Bathroom, $30,000-$60,000: This original bathroom was barrier laden, creating obstacles for the owners. The new universal access design encompasses an oversized / no-threshold shower, non-abrasive surfaces, cabinetry and fixtures accommodating medical equipment, in-reach grooming niches, pocket door entry, in-floor heat, and concealed in-reach electrical power outlets.


Gold Award: Residential Addition, $100,000-$250,000

This sunroom addition features oversized accordion-style retractable windows and doors, dramatic cathedral ceiling, interior unique usage of cedar, brick and tile materials, and exterior molding, brick and sill details which match the existing home structure.


Regional Winner (Silver): Commercial Interior Renovation

B&E Created a Wine Tasting and Education Center for Ray’s Wines in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Underutilized office and storage space was converted into a spacious education room, featuring specific wine cooling systems, custom demonstration cabinetry and countertops, custom storage, built-in appliances, custom participant tables, unique flooring and integrated lighting and audio-visual systems.

This project has also earned B&E a NARI National Contractor of the Year title of Region 3 winner, and now competes for National Contractor of the Year (CoTY) title.


Regional Winner (Silver): Entire House Remodel, $250,000-$500,000

This home featured extensive green remodeling amenities, including a geo-thermal heating system, rooftop solar panels, recycled materials, water recycling system, natural materials ( ie concrete countertops, cement siding), low voc finishes ( paint and stains), energy efficient windows, locally produced specialty items ( to decrease carbon footprint), and high efficiency appliances.

This project has also earned B&E National NARI award as a 2011 Green Project Recognition winner, one of only seven to be awarded nation-wide.


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE REMODELING INDUSTRY

2011: National NARI Green Project Recognition

This entire home renovation was honored by NARI as one of only seven recognized nation-wide. This home includes numerous sustainable and energy saving building innovations, including geothermal heating, low voc finishes, recycled materials, use of local materials ( decreasing carbon footprint), donation of original home materials to recycling facilities and re-sale entities for use in other homes, enrgy saving lighting, windows, doors, and use of natural materials ( wood, glass, concrete, stone).


2009: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY): Region III: Residential Exterior Specialty.


2009: Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Specialty:

Creation of an outdoor kitchen dining and cooking center, reflecting pool, formal garden and privacy enclosure. The kitchen area includes a formal grill/refrigeration area and granite service bar, adjoining masonry building for storage and mechanicals. The building and cooking bar are masonry/brick to match the existing home. A custom pergola frames the roof area. A herringbone brick patio surrounds the entire patio. The curved privacy sitting wall pool and gardens feature limestone, tile, matching brick,, fountains, and multiple lighting accessories.


2009: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY): Region III: Residential Addition, $100,000 -$250,000

Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin: Residential Addition ( $100,000 - $250.000): Historically precise Tudor style addition, featuring the new three and one-half car addition, with a porte- cochere and attic storage space. Highlights include a clay tile roof, copper gutters, lannon stone quoining, stucco exterior with cedar timbers and brick, carriage-style garage doors and double service entry doors.


2008: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY): Entire House Renovation, $500,001 - $1 Million

Mequon, Wisconsin: Entire House Addition ($500,000 - $1,000,000): Exquisite two story addition and renovation, featuring multiple facets: clerestory kitchen renovation with lyptus cabinetry, central dual level island with glass counters, glass tile walls and backsplashes, bamboo floor; dining room with bamboo flooring and two-story concrete block two-sided fireplace; first floor alcove office with custom bookcases; foyer powder room with frosted glass top vanity; first floor full service laundry room with storage lockers and pet entry; open riser bamboo staircase with custom handrails and stringers; Second level great room with vaulted ceiling, beams, lighting system, wet bar with glass tile and glass cabinetry and wine cooling system; second floor powder room, second level full service laundry facility; lower level recreation room; lower level exercise facility with bathroom featuring custom concrete counters with integrated sink, shower, sauna, and steam room.


2008: Regional Winner: Entire House Renovation, $500,001 - $1 Million


2008: Regional Winner: Entire House Renovation, Over $1 Million

River Hills, Wisconsin: Entire House Addition (Over $1,000,000): Exquisite one level full house remodel, featuring aging-in-place specialties. Renovation overview includes: Reversal of the front and back elevations; new dining and living rooms with custom cabinetry and fireplaces; hardwood floors with and inlaid medallion and no obstructing thresholds; library with Murphy bed concealed behind sliding custom cabinetry; rustic hunting lodge room featuring a full service wet bar with concrete countertops and spiral staircase to the lower level wine room; master bedroom suite with fireplace and entry to the patio/deck/waterfall; meditation / exercise room; master bathroom with his and hers dressing vanities, marble floor with medallion and full size soaking tub; three season porch with fireplace and pebblestone flooring; caterer’s staging area/secondary kitchen ; guest suite with two bedrooms and full bathroom.


2004: Regional Winner: Residential Kitchen Remodeling, $100,00 & Over

Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin: Residential kitchen: features hardwood floors, cherry cabinetry, china cabinetry, granite countertops.


2004: Regional Winner: Residential Entire House Remodel, $250,000 & Under


2004: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY): Residential Entire House Remodel, $250,000 & Under

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential addition Under 250K: entire house remodel, including kitchen, bathrooms, home office, living room, second floor addition with exterior renovations, new windows.


2003: Regional Winner: Residential Addition, $100,000 & Under

Mequon, Wisconsin: Residential Addition (Under $100,000): Williamsburg-style sunroom addition, which features dual cedar and brick exterior, historic moldings and sills, and windows and entry doors with decorative mullions. The interior features a dramatic sliding glass double panel door system with matching grids and transom, and tile floor.


2002: Regional Winner: Residential Addition, $100,000 & Under


2002: Regional Winner: Residential Addition, $250,000 & Over


2001: Regional Winner: Residential Historic Renovation

Cedarburg, Wisconsin: Residential Historic Renovation: Farmhouse addition and renovation, featuring custom grand staircase, foyer storage lockers, two/tone kitchen cabinets, kitchen stonework, central island with glass viewing storage, library with custom bookcases, master bedroom suite, master bath, childrens’ bedrooms, historically adapted exterior, new windows.


2001: Regional Winner: Residential Kitchen, $60,000 & Over


2000: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY): Commercial Exterior Remodeling

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Commercial Exterior Remodeling: Office/gallery in historic east side district, featuring concrete block exterior walls, roof constructed of recycled rubber tires, custom wrought iron gates and grates, copper gutters and trim, gargoyles, new windows.


2000: Regional Winner: Residential Addition, $250,000 & Over


2000: Regional Winner: Residential Interior


1999: Excellence in Print Advertising


1998: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY): Residential Exterior Remodeling, $75,000 & Under

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling (Under $75,000): Home addition and renovation, featuring a vault ceiling sunroom and office lofted area. Includes new windows with eyebrow transom , vertical siding, built-in bookcases and display niches, patio doors.


1998: Regional Winner: Residential Exterior Remodeling, $75,000 & Over

Fox Point, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling (Over $75,000) Second story addition, full length of the home. Features a combination cedar and brick exterior, formal front entry, grand entry staircase, children’s bedrooms and children’s bathroom.

1997: Regional Winner: Residential Universal Design

River Hills, Wisconsin: Residential Universal Design: extensive home remodel to accommodate universal design/medical equipment. Incorporates flush hardwood floors, oversize doorways, ADA bedroom suite, bathroom suite with step-in bath/shower, ADA lavatory facility, attached garage with accessible entrance and wheelchair ramps. 2008 additional renovation included the construction of a therapy room/indoor pool.


1996: Regional Winner: Residential Historic Renovation


1996: Honorable Mention: Residential Exterior Specialty

Thiensville, Wisconsin: Commercial Specialty Remodeling: exterior renovation of a two story office building, including historically compatible exterior siding, gables, trim, balcony and rail.


1995: Regional Winner: Residential Exterior Remodeling, $75,000 & Over


1995: Regional Winner: Residential Bathroom Remodeling, $15,000 & Over

Fox Point, Wisconsin: Residential Bathroom Renovation: Second floor master bathroom suite, featuring a corner whirlpool tub, double vanity, decorative tile, furniture-style cabinetry, master dressing closet.


1995: Regional Winner: Commercial Specialty Remodeling


1994: National Contractor of the Year (CoTY) : Residential Exterior Remodeling, $75,000 & Over

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling: First level addition, featuring a semi- circle addition with full-height windows, pillars, built-in entertainment seating, full-service entertainment bar, built-in audio/visual system, custom art display niches, kitchen renovation, master bath renovation.


1994: Regional Winner: Residential Exterior Remodeling, $75,000 & Under


1993: Residential Finalist: Entire House Remodeling

Fox Point, Wisconsin: Entire home remodel, featuring a grand open concept family room and kitchen combination, floor to ceiling windows, custom chevron- shape cooking island, built-in appliances, wood floors, play room, powder room, laundry room.


WISCONSIN REMODELERS AWARDS

2010: Gold Award, Historical Renovation/Restoration

Milwaukee East Side, Wisconsin: Residential Historic Renovation: Two story addition and renovation, earning a certificate of Historic Appropriateness from the Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission. First floor features of the renovation include creation of a covered porch with a steel canopy and stone piers, kitchen renovation with central cooking/grilling island, herringbone wall tile splashes, granite counters and custom banquette seating; adjoinging great room with custom furniture grade cabinetry, art niches and patio door to the new exterior deck; powder room. The second floor addition contains the new master bedroom suite; master bathroom with double vessel sinks, soaking tub with granite ledge, pebble river floor pattern, rain glass privacy panels and shower enclosure with seating and convenience shelving.


2009: Residential Addition, $100,000.-$250,000

Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin: Residential Addition ( $100,000 - $250.000): Historically precise Tudor style addition, featuring the new three and one-half car addition, with a porte-cochere and attic storage space. Highlights include a ludowici clay tile roof, copper gutters, lannon stone quoining, stucco exterior with cedar timbers and brick, carriage-style garage doors and double service entry doors.


2009: Residential Exterior Specialty

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Specialty: Creation of an outdoor kitchen dining and cooking center, reflecting pool, formal garden and privacy enclosure. The kitchen area includes a formal grill/refrigeration area and granite service bar, adjoining masonry building for storage and mechanicals. The building and cooking bar are masonry/brick to match the existing home. A custom pergola frames the roof area. A herringbone brick patio surrounds the entire patio. The curved privacy sitting wall pool and gardens feature limestone, tile, matching brick,, fountains, and multiple lighting accessories.


2008: Entire House Renovation, Over $1 Million

River Hills, Wisconsin: Entire House Addition (Over $1,000,000): Exquisite one level full house remodel, featuring aging-in-place specialties. Renovation overview includes: Reversal of the front and back elevations; new dining and living rooms with custom cabinetry and fireplaces; hardwood floors with and inlaid medallion and no obstructing thresholds; library with Murphy bed concealed behind sliding custom cabinetry; rustic hunting lodge room featuring a full service wet bar with concrete countertops and spiral staircase to the lower level wine room; master bedroom suite with fireplace and entry to the patio/deck/waterfall; meditation / exercise room; master bathroom with his and hers dressing vanities, marble floor with medallion and full size soaking tub; three season porch with fireplace and pebblestone flooring; caterer’s staging area/secondary kitchen ; guest suite with two bedrooms and full bathroom.


2008: Entire House Renovation, $500,001 - $1 Million

Mequon, Wisconsin: Entire House Addition ($500,000 - $1,000,000): Exquisite two story addition and renovation, featuring multiple facets: clerestory kitchen renovation with lyptus cabinetry, central dual level island with glass counters, glass tile walls and backsplashes, bamboo floor; dining room with bamboo flooring and two-story concrete block two-sided fireplace; first floor alcove office with custom bookcases; foyer powder room with frosted glass top vanity; first floor full service laundry room with storage lockers and pet entry; open riser bamboo staircase with custom handrails and stringers; Second level great room with vaulted ceiling, beams, lighting system, wet bar with glass tile and glass cabinetry and wine cooling system; second floor powder room, second level full service laundry facility; lower level recreation room; lower level exercise facility with bathroom featuring custom concrete counters with integrated sink, shower, sauna, and steam room.


2007: Residential Addition, $100,000 - $250,000

Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin: Residential Addition ( $100,000-$250,000): Historically styled two-story Turret addition, featuring a first level kitchen and dining room renovation, and a second level in-home office. Exterior features include elliptical arch windows with custom lead grids, exterior spiral staircase with balcony, exterior stone, slate roof. Interior highlights include hardwood floors, double- side cabinetry divider wall between the living and dining room, kitchen double-drawer refrigerator, butcher block countertops, farmers’ style sink, tile walls, and a baking station.


2007: Residential Addition Over $250,000

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Addition ( Over $250,000): First level addition, featuring oversize arch double entry doors, art gallery formal foyer with arch windows, tile entry floor, sunken living room with illuminated stairs, formal dining room with a multi-level ceiling, new windows, full service generator, cedar roof with copper gutters and decorative dormer windows.


2006: Gold: Residential Addition, $100,000 - $250,000


2006: Gold: Residential Addition, Over $250,000


2005: Residential Interior Specialty, Gold Award

Delafield, Wisconsin: Residential Specialty Interior: Impressive, lush library/office/ entertainment room. Features include a herringbone floor with central inlaid medallion, coffered cherry ceiling, cherry custom library and wet bar cabinetry, glass insert bar cabinetry, fluted columns, onyx fireplace hearth. There is a renovated adjoining master bathroom with a console-style vanity and gold leaf legs, central gold leaf chandelier ceiling medallion, mahogany and glass wall panels with a shower.


2004: Residential Kitchen Remodeling Over $100,000, Silver Award

Fox Point, Wisconsin: Residential Kitchen : Keynote features include stainless steel cabinetry , Pull- out storage pantry with wire racks, ebony stained maple floor, radius glass block illuminated dining island, granite countertops, glass block illuminated art wall, cathedral ceiling.


2004: Residential Entire House Remodel Under $250,000, Silver Award


2004: Residential Addition Under $250,000

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential addition Under 250K: entire house remodel, including kitchen, bathrooms, home office, living room, second floor addition with exterior renovations, new windows.


2004: Residential Kitchen Over $100,000

Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin: Residential kitchen: features hardwood floors, cherry cabinetry, china cabinetry, granite countertops.


2003: Residential Addition Over $60,000 (change to read “Over $250,000”)

Delafield, Wisconsin: Residential Addition (Over $250,000): Extensive first floor renovations which include a free-flow dining room, living room, and kitchen. Divisions are intimated by the double sided stone and glass fireplace, and transition of hardwood to slate floors. The kitchen features a central dining and gourmet island with granite top , two-tone cabinetry, artistic tile walls, and a butler’s pantry. The living room features custom bookcases, arch and beam ceilings.


2003: Residential Addition Under $60,000 (change to read “Under $100,000)

Mequon, Wisconsin: Residential Addition (Under $100,000): Williamsburg-style sunroom addition, which features dual cedar and brick exterior, historic moldings and sills, and windows and entry doors with decorative grid-work. The interior features a dramatic sliding glass double panel door system with matching grids and transom, and tile floor.


2003: Residential Interior


2003: Residential Kitchen Over $60,000


2002: Residential Addition Over $100,000


2001: Residential Historic Renovation

Cedarburg, Wisconsin: Residential Historic Renovation: Farmhouse addition and renovation, featuring custom grand staircase, foyer storage lockers, two/tone kitchen cabinets, kitchen stonework, central island with glass viewing storage, library with custom bookcases, master bedroom suite, master bath, childrens’ bedrooms, historically adapted exterior, new windows.


2001: Residential Exterior Specialty

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Commercial Exterior Remodeling: Office/gallery in historic east side district, featuring concrete block exterior walls, roof constructed of recycled rubber tires, custom wrought iron gates and grates, copper gutters and trim, gargoyles, new windows.


2001: Residential Kitchen Remodeling Over $60,000


2001: Residential Bathroom Remodeling Over $25,000

Shorewood, Wisconsin: Residential Bathroom Renovation: Second level master suite, featuring furniture style cabinetry, decorative tile walls and splashes, double sinks, soaking tub.


2000: Residential Interior


2000: Residential Addition Over $250,000


2000: Residential Addition Over $100,000


2000: Residential Kitchen Remodeling Over $60,000


2000: Residential Bathroom Remodeling Over $25,000


2000: Commercial Exterior


1999: Residential Kitchen Remodeling Over $30,000


1999: Residential Exterior Remodeling Over $75,000


1998: Residential Exterior Remodeling Over $75,000

Fox Point, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling (Over $75,000) Second story addition, full length of the home. Features a combination cedar and brick exterior, formal front entry, grand entry staircase, children’s bedrooms and children’s bathroom.


1998: Residential Exterior Remodeling Under $75,000

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling (Under $75,000): Home addition and renovation, featuring a vault ceiling sunroom and office lofted area. Includes new windows with eyebrow transom , vertical siding, built-in bookcases and display niches, patio doors.


1998: Residential Kitchen Remodeling Over $30,000


1997: Residential Universal Access

River Hills, Wisconsin: Residential Universal Design: extensive home remodel to accommodate universal design/medical equipment. Incorporates flush hardwood floors, oversize doorways, ADA accessible entrance and wheelchair ramps. 2008 additional renovation included the construction of a therapy room/indoor pool.


1997: Residential Exterior Remodeling Under $75,000

Grafton, Wisconsin : Residential Exterior Remodeling (Under $75,000): Two story addition, , featuring a dramatic cathedral ceiling above a second story interior balcony/ loft, first story great room, and lower level recreation room. A corner Spiral Staircase connects the main and lower level. Features oversize windows, with decorative grids, to emphasize Lake Michigan views.


1996: Residential Kitchen Remodeling Over $25,000


1996: Residential Bathroom Remodeling Under $15,000


1996: Residential Exterior Specialty

Thiensville, Wisconsin: Commercial Specialty Remodeling: exterior renovation of a two story office building, including historically compatible exterior siding, gables, trim, balcony and rail


1996: Residential Historic Renovation


1996: Residential Exterior Remodeling Over $75,000


1995: Entire House Remodeling

Mequon, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling & Entire Home renovation, includes construction of a master bedroom suite, master bath with central double side lavatory island, and exercise room.


1995: Residential Bathroom Remodeling Over $15,000

Fox Point, Wisconsin: Residential Bathroom Renovation: Second floor master bathroom suite, featuring a corner whirlpool tub, double vanity, decorative tile, furniture-style cabinetry, master dressing closet.


1994: Residential Exterior Remodeling Over $75,000

Bayside, Wisconsin: Residential Exterior Remodeling: First level addition, featuring a semi-circle addition with full-height windows, pillars, built-in entertainment seating, full-service entertainment bar, built-in audio/visual system, custom art display niches, kitchen renovation, master bath renovation. NARI Home Improvement Council.


2009: Spring Home Improvement Showcase "Best of Show"


METROPOLITAN BUILDERS ASSOCIATION

Standard of Excellence Awards


2007: Remodeling, Luxury Category


2007: Remodeling, Luxury Category, Residential Remodeling Over $300,000.00, Gold Award


2000: Remodeling, Mid-Range Category


1999: Remodeling, Moderate Category


1998: Best Builder Color Ad


1998: Best Overall Advertising Campaign


1998: Remodeling, Luxury Category


1997: Remodeling, Luxury Category


1996: Remodeling, Mid-Range Category


1996: Remodeling, Luxury Category


1995: Remodeling, Moderate Category


1995: Remodeling, Luxury Category


REMODELING MAGAZINE

1996: Big 50 Remodeler


CHRYSALIS AWARDS

2003: Room Additions Under $100,000


2002: Commercial Remodeling Under $500,000


2001: Remodeler of the Year, State of Wisconsin