Sarah Silvies

Where Style Meets Skill: Celebrating Designer Sarah Sylvies’ Certification

Turning dreams into reality is a skill our designers practice every day. We’ve always believed Lenton Company designers are the best in the business, and now we have proof — Sarah Sylvies is officially a Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer. This certification comes from the National Kitchen & Bath Association, a trade group supporting design professionals with tools, networking opportunities, and other resources to succeed in their industry. Being NKBA certified involves education and experience requirements, along with a rigorous application process and examination. 

“Using my knowledge and pushing it further with their educational tools really helped me in surpassing my goals. The process was challenging, but the end result was rewarding.” 

— Sarah Sylvies

The certification process requirements include a minimum of four years of full-time design experience, with at least two of those years focusing on kitchen and bath design. Besides her work experience, she also needed sixty hours of education credits from the NKBA and other approved coursework.

The process is completed with an intense exam. Sarah was scored on eight detailed design drawings in content categories ranging from graphics to technical planning details. After passing the design component, she was challenged with 100 questions in four categories: design solution, specifications, graphics and presentation, and mechanical and construction.

With this certification, Lenton Company clients can be certain their homes are designed by the best and most experienced in the industry. We are honored to have Sarah on our team and know she is excited to pass her expertise on to her clients, helping them design the kitchens and bathrooms of their dreams. Congratulations, Sarah!

Wondering what our fantastic designers can do to transform your home? Contact us today.

Original business card from when the company was launched 35 years ago.

Lenton Company Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Over the past 35 years, since Lenton Company was founded by Bob Lenton, our company has evolved dramatically. Once a home-based handyman service, Lenton Company is now a design-build remodeling firm operating from professional office space in Palmdale, CA. Since 1984, we have upgraded our name and office space more than once. But more than our name and location have changed since the company was founded. Our team has been transformed, as well.

AV Press article from 2016 highlighting a move into our former office space, which we outgrew in just two years.

Now led by Robert Lenton, Bob’s son, our company employs a team of 11 remodeling pros serving clients across the Antelope Valley. While we have recruited a talented group, we are proud to be a family owned and operated business. In addition to Robert, his wife Evelyn recently joined the team as Chief Financial Officer. In 2010, Robert and Evelyn’s daughter Kendal was the third generation of Lentons to join the company and has worked her way up to her current position of Production Manager. Learn more about our team.

To sustain our growth, Robert has invested heavily in training for both he and his team members. From enhancing production processes, to improving project estimating, Lenton Company operates with integrity and an eye on continual improvement. Our goal is to create home environments our clients enjoy so much that they return to us for additional work and are inspired to refer us to their friends. It would appear we are succeeding in our mission. Lenton Company has earned the Best of Houzz Award for Service excellence for the past five consecutive years.

Of course, none of this would be possible without the support of so many throughout our community. From our family, to our team members, clients, trade partners, chamber members, and more, we want to express our gratitude for your continual support. Thirty-five years is a significant milestone and we honor each and every one of you for your contributions to our success. Thank you! And here’s to another successful 35 years to come.

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