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Contest Rules -- Before and After Home Remodels

comments (6) March 9th, 2009 in Blogs, Project Gallery

 A total of (5) DeWalt 18V 1/2” XRP Lilon Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver - DCD970KL will be awarded, each prize has an approximate retail value (ARV) of: $360.00.
Sample Before Entry: You know this kitchen: it’s dark, it’s cramped, it’s outdated. In other words, it’s got potential.
Sample After Entry: Minneapolis architect Rosemary McMonigal made only slight changes to the floor plan transforming the sample before kitchen from dark and cramped to open and inviting. For more on this kitchen, read, Same Space, Dazzling New Kitchen.
 A total of (5) DeWalt 18V 1/2” XRP Lilon Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver - DCD970KL will be awarded, each prize has an approximate retail value (ARV) of: $360.00.Click To Enlarge

 A total of (5) DeWalt 18V 1/2” XRP Lilon Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver - DCD970KL will be awarded, each prize has an approximate retail value (ARV) of: $360.00.

Photo: Supplied by DeWalt

What's this contest all about?

Have you put an avocado-green, 1970s kitchen out of its misery, or transformed a flamingo pink bathroom from ick to slick? If so, we want to see details of your quality kitchen and bath remodels.

Don’t hold back: Your before picture should scare us and your after picture should delight us. Your remodel can be of any scale, any budget, and any style. Along with your photos, please add as much detail as possible, including any challenges and or discoveries along the way.

Your entry could be worth a new DeWalt 18V 1/2" XRP LiIon Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver kit. After posting your entry in the Before and After: What's Old is New Again gallery,
Fine Homebuilding editors will pick their five favorites. If you’re one of the lucky five, you win bragging rights and one of these DeWalt kits valued at $360.00 (fyi, the bragging rights are priceless).

That's all I have to say. Now the legal department wants you to read the following. Have fun and good luck.

Jean Paul Vellotti
Managing Editor


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Entries for this “Before and After: What's Old is New Again" Contest (the “Contest”) will be accepted during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on March 09, 2009 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 6, 2009 (the “Contest Entry Period”). All entries must be received during the Contest Entry Period. The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (except Quebec), who are at least 18 years old. Contest void in Quebec, Puerto Rico and anywhere else where prohibited.

TO ENTER: There is one way to enter the contest. 1.) Visit Fine Create an account if you do not already have one by entering your first name, last name, email address, password, security question and screen name. Once you have created your account you can then upload your photo by entering a title, attaching the photo and adding a brief description of your project. Submit your completed online entry form. All entries become the property of the Sponsor.

Sponsor not responsible for unavailable network, failed server or other connections, miscommunications, interrupted, misrouted or scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the contest period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, of any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material related to the contest. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Entrants to abide by the Contest Rules and decisions of the judging panel which are final.

A total of (5) DeWalt 18V 1/2” XRP Lilon Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver - DCD970KL will be awarded, each
prize has an approximate retail value (ARV) of: $360.00.

All prizes will be awarded.

Names of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identifications of the prize. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval of Taunton Press, Fine Homebuilding or of this contest is intended or implied.

TERMS/CONDITIONS: No transfer or substitution of prizes. Employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Sponsors, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsors, and all other entities associated with this promotion, are not eligible. All Federal, State/Provincial and local laws apply. The winners will be responsible for all Federal, State/Provincial, and local taxes related to prize.

WINNING: On or about April 6, 2009 judges will choose five winners from among all eligible entries received. Entries will be reviewed and judged by a panel of qualified judges. Entries will be reviewed and judged on the basis of the following criteria: Overall quality and appeal of the project; Photogenic Qualities; and Appropriateness to contest theme. The winners will be notified by email initially, then by mail within 10 days of the selection. Judges decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. One prize per person, household, or family.

CLAIMING PRIZES: The winners must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within 10 days of notification, or prize may be forfeited. Winners will also be required to provide proof of age. (Tennessee residents will not be required to sign Publicity Release as a condition of winning a prize.) All prizes will be awarded.

WINNER’S LIST: Send self-addressed, stamped envelope by April 16, 2009 to: Fine Homebuilding - “What's Old is New Again" Contest Winners List Request, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470.

SPONSOR: The Taunton Press Inc., Fine Homebuilding Magazine 63 S. Main Street, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470-5506.

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Comments (6)

steftools steftools writes: When will the winners be posted to the gallery website?
We all want to see the winners.

Posted: 3:42 am on April 10th

ted ted writes: The suspense is killing me. Have you notified the winners yet?
Posted: 11:11 pm on April 8th

FHB_WEB FHB_WEB writes: For this contest, you can enter more than once, but only one prize per winner will be awarded. So just to clarify, you can enter five projects, but you are only eligible to win one prize.

Good Luck!
Posted: 10:55 am on March 30th

Alwaysabrd Alwaysabrd writes: How many bathroom and kitchen projects can we enter?
Posted: 12:56 pm on March 10th

RDA RDA writes: This particular contest is limited to K&Bs, but there’s no reason you can’t post photos of your dining room remodel in our Project Gallery. You can show off your space and someone might learn something from your project. Also, you’ll want to check back on the site often. We’ll have announcements for other contests and challenges coming up, and your remodel (or one of your other projects) may be a contender (channeling Brando here). Stay tuned!


Posted: 9:53 am on March 10th

leahk leahk writes: Hi, this looks like a fun and fascinating contest. Can we enter our dining room remodel, or is this limited to kitchen and bath? Thank you!
Posted: 1:38 am on March 10th

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