What is a Certified Remodeler (CR) as defined by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)?
The NARI Certification program is designed to establish professional standards for the remodeling industry and to improve the products and services provided to customers. Certifications provides special recognition to those contractors who, by fulfilling prescribed requirements of performance and conduct, have demonstrated a high level of competency and ethical standards in the remodeling industry.
Those receiving the
CR status are required to complete and pass an extensive
written examination. In addition, the participantsí past
and present records of training, education, experience and
accomplishments are documented and evaluated by the National
NARI Certification Board. The Certified Remodeler (CR) is
awarded to those individuals who have served the home improvement
industry for a minimum of five years, upheld the standards
of the NARI Code of Ethics and have demonstrated competence
in the basic area of remodeling.
To maintain a CR designation, each person must annually qualify; for re-certification with the National NARI Certification Board. This is accomplished by completing a minimum, from each group, of the following:
- Completion of industry/business related seminars; attendance in related continuing education classes/programs; use of educational tapes; attendance at national conventions.
- Participation in local/national NARI business meetings; member of NARI Board; other local/national industry related functions and organizations.