2017 $10,000 Home Makeover Rules



Excel Windows will award one (1) grand prize at the end of the prize period. The prize period will  end on or about December 31, 2017. The grand prize winner will be determined from a random drawing of all entries received during the prize period. The odds of winning the grand prize are determined by the number of entries received prior to the time of the prize drawing. Excel Windows reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate this promotion without notice at any time. The winner will be notified by certified mail within 15 days of the drawing. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

The grand prize winner can choose to receive either 1) their selection of Excel Windows’ custom made windows, bath products, or entry doors, professionally installed with a total maximum retail value of $10,000.00, as determined by Excel Windows based on its then-current price list. Prize is not transferable. Maximum retail value includes cost of installation. The prize must be installed at the address listed on the winning entry form. Installation must be provided by Excel Windows’ personnel or designee. All expenses not specifically provided for are the sole responsibility of the winner. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Rules, if a winner has already purchased goods or services from Excel Windows, the winner may choose (i) the grand prize; or (ii) receive their money back from their original purchase, up to $10,000 (retail, based on its then-current price list) in cash.

No purchase is necessary to participate in this promotion. A sales presentation is requested but not required for entry into our contest. By entering the Excel Windows home makeover sweepstakes, the contestant hereby understands that we will provide an Excel Windows product and/or service information by phone, mail or email.  Void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. You may enter this promotion by completing the entry form and returning it to the drop box where you obtained it, or by mailing it back to Excel Windows at 174 N. Brandon Drive, Glendale Heights, Il. 60139. Alternatively, you may print your name and your complete address on a 3” x 5” card, write the words “Excel Windows’ SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY REQUEST” at the top, and mail the card to Excel Windows at their address above. Mailed entries must be postmarked by December 15, 2017. No more than one entry per household is allowed (unless special incentives are advertised). Excel Windows is not responsible for any illegible, misplaced, damaged or late entries. The address listed on each entry form must be the address where the prize is to be installed if such entry is selected as a winner.

Sweepstake entrants must (i) be legal residents of the United States; (ii) be 18 years of age or older, (iii) own their own home, which home is in a suitable condition (as determined by Excel Windows or its designees) for installation of the prize (including compliance with local building codes and regulations), and (iv) reside in a geographic area in which Excel Windows services and is permitted to install such prize at the winner’s location. Employees, officers and directors of Excel Windows, its affiliates, subsidiaries, co-branded partners, consultants, contractors, advertising, public relations, promotion, fulfillment and marketing agencies, their immediate families (and those living in their same households) are not eligible to participate in the promotion.

House must be in suitable condition for installation (e.g., no water, mold, structural damage, etc.). Any waterproofing, remediation or other repairs necessary for proper installation (as deemed by Excel Windows or its designees in their sole discretion) must be performed at owner’s expense prior to installation. Installation labor does not include painting or staining. No transfers, substitution in prizes or cash will be allowed except by Excel Windows, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value in its sole or absolute discretion. Cash value of the prize is deemed to be $10,000.00. Upon installation of prize, Excel Windows will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the winner with the winner assuming full ownership and responsibility for the prize. Winner must arrange for prize installation no later than two months following the award of the prize and installation must occur and be completed within six months of confirmed notification.

The winner must comply with all instructions in the prize notification correspondence, including the completion of an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, and return them within fourteen days of the date on the prize notification correspondence as well as have met all of the eligibility requirements set forth within these Rules; otherwise prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Acceptance or use of a prize constitutes permission for Excel Windows and its affiliates to use recipients name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Liability for any applicable taxes, including all federal, state, and local taxes and/or other fees, such as permit fees that may apply to prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Any required tax reporting forms will be furnished to the Internal Revenue Service. All expenses not specifically provided for by Excel Windows in these Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Entries that are lost, late, illegible or incomplete for any reason will not be eligible. Excel Windows reserves the right to modify or terminate this Sweepstakes at any time or disqualify any entry in good faith. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the winning home is titled.  For winner’s list, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope within 30 days following a prize period to Excel Windows at 174 N. Brandon Drive, Glendale Heights, Il. 60139 including a request for the winner’s names.

By participating in the promotion, participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Excel Windows, its affiliates, co-branded partners, subsidiaries, retailers, agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from any damages which may arise out of participation in the promotion in any way or out of the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of a prize. Acceptance of a prize may require entering a standard contract or purchase order for the goods and services to be provided, as required by state law. This promotion is conducted in English (which will be given its everyday ordinary meaning).

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Excel Windows, Inc. and governed by the laws of the United States with venue in DuPage County, Illinois.



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