Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Published April 2024

Editor’s Note: FLCAJ would like to congratulate these four outstanding 2024 Readers’ Choice Awards winners! (For a full list of 2024 RCA winners, please read the March 2024 issue or visit

Absolute Patio Furniture

Diamond Level Winner—Lakes, Pools, and Outdoor
(Winner 2024 and nine previous RCA wins)

     Absolute Patio Furniture has been in the business of manufacturing commercial and residential outdoor furniture since 1984. Our collection of new furniture includes sling furniture, strap furniture, beach beds, umbrellas, tables, hand sanitizer stands, accessories, and more. We offer a wide variety of frame and fabric options, so browse our selection and customize a perfect new addition for your property. Absolute Patio Furniture has proudly served South Florida and the Caribbean for 35-plus years. Our customer base includes commercial and residential properties (homes, apartment complexes, condominium communities, homeowner associations, hotels, theme parks, water theme parks, and resorts).

     In addition to manufacturing our own furniture, Absolute Patio Furniture also offers patio furniture restoration services, which includes powder coating frames and installing slings, vinyl straps, and cushions. Our dedicated patio furniture restoration division serves hotels, country clubs, HOAs, and private homeowners. Our restoration process takes place in our 30,000 square foot facility in Pompano Beach, FL, and involves sandblasting, chemical pretreatment, and two-stage powder-coating systems. We offer sling replacement, strapping services, and cushion/pillow replacement using Sunbrella fabrics. We are certified warranty refinishers for some of the largest furniture manufacturers in the country and are certified by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). If you’re not in the market for brand new furniture, let Absolute Patio refinish your furniture, transform your outdoors, and save you money—your old patio furniture will be transformed and look brand new!

     Visit our website For a new quote call 954-419-3194 or email

Envera Systems

Diamond Level Winner—Safety and Security
(Winner 2024 and nine previous RCA wins)

     Envera Systems is a dynamic security company that offers a wide range of technology-based solutions and services to communities, property managers, and residential developers. Envera’s goal is to provide cost-efficient and effective security solutions that manage access into a community or other areas and provide monitoring at those locations through video surveillance or user-friendly data. Envera’s motto, “Access Your Life,” reflects the commitment to providing solutions that enhance the quality of life within a neighborhood.

     One of Envera’s unique solutions is the Virtual Gate Guard, which is designed to greet and screen visitors at a gated entrance. This revolutionary access management system includes features that automatically verify repeat, authorized visitors by license plate, an ID, or a QR code. Guests who are not instantly verified speak with a trained Envera agent for processing. MyEnvera, the website and app, is included with this solution for residents and property managers to easily manage guest details.

     Envera also offers a range of amenity solutions to help secure all areas of a community. The active video surveillance system is often employed to keep designated areas clear of trespassers after hours, saving communities extensive costs typically associated with damage and vandalism. This preventive solution connects monitored locations to Envera’s trained agents, who receive alarms if trespassing occurs. The agents can see and speak with anyone who has entered the closed location. Additionally, Envera provides access control solutions for doors, gates, and gated entrances, as well as high-speed barrier arms to help mitigate tailgating.

     With a state-of-the-art monitoring center and various supporting departments, Envera is exclusively capable to operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide assistance and support to customers. Access your life with a community security partner committed to understanding the needs of associations, affordable asset protection, and innovation.

     For more information on Envera Systems, call 855-380-1274, email, or visit

Hotwire Communications

Diamond Level Winner—Technology and Communications
(Winner 2024 and seven previous RCA wins)

     Established in 2002, Hotwire Communications is a pioneering telecommunications company based in South Florida and specializing in fiber-based solutions for TV, internet, and phone services. With a focus on multi-unit and multi-dwelling communities like condominiums, municipalities, and senior-living communities, Hotwire has been at the forefront of technological innovation within the industry.

     Setting itself apart as an industry disruptor, Hotwire was the first ISP in Florida to invest in an all-fiber network and offer fiber-to-the-home [FTTH] technology. In 2006 it further solidified its position by introducing internet protocol television (IPTV) services, followed by the rollout of gigabit-speed internet in 2014, demonstrating a commitment to pushing boundaries and exceeding customer expectations.

     Today Hotwire Communications serves more than 1,100 properties nationwide, earning recognition for its exceptional service quality. PCMag honored Hotwire as the Fastest ISP in the Southeast U.S. in 2022 and the Fastest Gaming ISP in the Southeast U.S. in 2023. Also, Hotwire has received multiple Stevie Awards for outstanding customer service, most notably for Customer Service Team of the Year in a Recovery Situation for their response after Hurricane Ian.

     Continuing to lead with innovation and customer-centric solutions, Hotwire Communications remains dedicated to providing reliable and cutting-edge telecommunications services.

     For more information on Hotwire Communications, visit

Kaye Bender Rembaum

Diamond Level Winner—Legal Services
(Winner 2024 and ten previous RCA wins)

     Kaye Bender Rembaum, a ten-time Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award winner from FLCAJ, is a full-service law firm dedicated to the representation of community associations throughout Florida. With offices in Broward, Palm Beach, Hillsborough, Orange, and Miami-Dade Counties (Miami by appointment), the Firm provides its clients with an unparalleled level of personalized and professional services that are prompt, effective, and understandable, regardless of the size of the community and taking into consideration their individual needs and financial concerns. 

     Led by a team of experienced attorneys, several of whom are board-certified specialists in condominium and planned development law and one board certified in construction law, KBR assists clients in all matters of association representation, including the collection of assessments, contract drafting and negotiation, updating of governing documents, covenant enforcement, complex litigation, construction defect claims, and more.

     Kaye Bender Rembaum attorneys remain active statewide, many with leadership roles on statewide committees that work to improve community association legislation and knowledge outreach, while keeping their clients up to date on new developments in community association law and how they may be personally affected. KBR is also a well-known provider of free legal education, which often includes CE credit for managers and state certifications for board members.

     For more information about Kaye Bender Rembaum, call 800-974-0680, email, or visit