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New NARI Certificants

NARI’s certification is synonymous of a dedicated professional and industry leader. It takes commitment and hard work to achieve that next level of practice to distinguish yourself from your peers.  NARI is proud to congratulate 19 of our members for taking their passion for remodeling and elevating their careers. Learn more about how you can … Continue reading

EPA Lead Rules for Disaster Recovery

Lead Paint Requirements Waived for Certain Renovations by EPA An extremely active hurricane season this year has created widespread property damage impacting many states including Texas, Louisiana and Florida. Since the work is considered an emergency renovation, defined as one that results from a sudden, unexpected event, certain certification and lead-safe work practices are waived. But … Continue reading

2017 Fall Leadership Summit: Joint Tour Recap

By Katelyn Wujciga, Marketing Manager, National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)  We had a great turnout at this year’s Fall Leadership Summit in Boston, MA, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, attendees were transported to Westwood, MA, for an engaging joint tour sponsored by Marble & Granite, Inc. and Metropolitan Cabinets … Continue reading

Why NARI Certifications Are Important

Why NARI Certifications Are Important

By Jennifer Sherrill, Kitchen Design Concepts  When I ventured into the world of remodeling almost 14 years ago (as a profession and not just GC’ing large additions/remodels on my own homes), I was coming from a background in Management Consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Consulting. In consulting, it was important to be certified in the … Continue reading

How to Talk with Clients: Remodeling for Retirement

By: Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. How do you talk about aging when you are interviewing a new client about their remodeling project? In a recent interview with Stephanie Loucka, Director of the Ohio Department of Aging, she said, “People just don’t like talking about aging. Builders and remodelers need to have a conversation with their clients to … Continue reading

NARI Certification takes you further

NARI’s certification is synonymous of a dedicated professional and industry leader. It takes commitment and hard work to achieve that next level of practice to distinguish yourself from your peers.  NARI is proud to congratulate 68 of our members for taking their passion for remodeling and elevating their careers. Learn more about how you can … Continue reading

NARI Certified Professional A Cut Above the Rest

Certifications Lead Professionalism I started my career in the remodeling industry in the mid-1980s. Over the past several decades the field has advanced largely due to access to the internet, HGTV and sites like Houzz and Pinterest. Increased consumer awareness tasks industry professionals with the ability to satisfy the clients desires for cutting edge design … Continue reading

Congratulations to Newest MCR Members

The Master Certified Remodeler designation recognizes Certified Remodelers that have demonstrated commitment to the remodeling industry through support of their local chapter, NARI HQ, and/or their local community. The MCR identifies Certified Remodelers that have withstood the test of time and continue to be successful within the industry. Congratulations to the newest MCR members. The … Continue reading