Once you decide to move forward with a remodeling project, the next big decision is who to work with on that project. When choosing a contractor, you want to ensure you pick someone who is a full-time dedicated remodeling professional – and NARI’s certification program offers this assurance through an extensive screening and testing process.
NARI offers eight certification programs that are only open to professionals who have been in business for at least five years, demonstrating their long-term commitment to his or her profession and the home improvement industry. When you hire a NARI-certified professional, you can count on working with an ethical and knowledgeable remodeling contractor who is up to date on products and requirements of remodeling projects.
When researching remodeling professionals – and we can help you find the right one with our Member Directory! – look for these designations that fit your project scope:
- Master Certified Remodeler (MCR)
- Certified Remodeler (CR)
- Certified Kitchen & Bath Remodeler (CKBR)
- Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM)
- Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)
- Green Certified Professional (GCP)
- Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC)
- Certified Remodeler Association (CRA) or Specialist (CRS)
Not sure where to start with your remodeling project? NARI of Greater Chicagoland can match you with NARIGC members who can discuss your vision and demonstrate how they can bring that vision to reality – fill out our project form to get started.