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What can NACRA do for me?

January 8, 2013 – 8:29 pm
Moving Forward With Nacra

What can NACRA do for me?
Every once in a while a really good idea comes along and you say to yourself ‘That sounds like a great idea how do I get involved?’
The National Association of …

New Remodeling Group in the News

December 4, 2012 – 1:40 pm

NACRA: New Industry Association Takes Shape
Association hopes to attract small contractors and offer lead generation services.

By Nina Patel

A new industry association, North American Contractors & Remodelers Association (NACRA), is offering contractors a low-cost membership and hopes …

New Industry Group- Would You Join?

November 6, 2012 – 5:57 pm

Ah, the new industry group rag.
Hum a few notes and I’ll try to sing along.
Really! Here is the scoop right from the man who started this quest. Great things have started from less. Read what …

Move over NARI there’s a new kid in town.

November 1, 2012 – 10:00 pm
Move Over NARI

NARI is 50 years old and has 7000 members out of a pool of 600,000 contractors and service providers.  WOW!
There are plenty of small professional remodeler groups in our splintered and funky industry and these …

One voice! An industry call to arms.

September 21, 2010 – 9:38 am
One voice! An industry call to arms.

Just when you think its safe to go in the water,
it isn’t!

Let’s pretend it’s 2005.
Monopoly money is floating around all residential properties, even the burn outs were getting contractor licenses and everyone was a builder, …

United we stand.

September 17, 2010 – 6:53 pm
For progress! For industry!

Were in the top 10!
By the Paul

A lot has been said about our industry, much of it bad. Just today I read that the remodeling industry is in the top 10 for jobs not likely …

Remodel Crazy Rountable in Mpls

August 17, 2010 – 11:26 am
Remodel Crazy Roundtable.

Here we go again, a request for a remodeling roundtable at the local level.
Should you look into this?
Go to the forum where we will be posting a set of simple rules to ensure a successful …

The Alphabet Soup We Serve Up, or why I am an EIEIO

February 28, 2010 – 8:30 am
Is it soup yet?

NARI, NAHB, NKBA and aaargh!
By the Paul
Because of a question posed by another contractor at a home show yesterday I explained my EIEIO certification. Excellence In Everything I Offer.

Professional Group Certifications, Whaz up wit dat?

February 1, 2010 – 1:09 pm

Get em while their hot!
Group Certifications.
I am a member of several trade groups, all of them offering certifications to members who want to show they have done over and above what is required to be …