June 26, 2017, The National Association of Remodeling Industry, NYC/Long Island Chapter announced that our very own CEO, Ben Jackson, has successfully achieved the prestigious Certified Remodeler status. To be a certified remodeler, it is important that you possess extensive knowledge and skills in a broad range of remodeling areas.
The certification proves Ben Jackson’s superior knowledge, technical skills and experience and Ben’s General Contracting’s success in the remodeling industry.
About NARI’s Certified Remodeler Program
NARI’s Certified Remodeler program measures skill and expertise valued not only by other professional remodelers, but by consumers as well. Highly respected by those who have achieved the designation, the CR program identifies professional remodelers who have undergone comprehensive review and testing in areas of business management, ethical conduct, and technical skills. They must also adhere to NARI’s strict Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
In addition, the NARI certification program assesses the knowledge and skills of the remodeler in over 20 remodeling task areas including business methods and practices, building codes and construction law, planning and building site layout, and all trades skills required in remodeling your home.
Attaining this certification requires the candidate to have been working full time in the remodeling field for at least 5 years and must pass a comprehensive assessment exam. Preparation for this exam takes up to 16 weeks of intensive study and self-examination.
To prepare for the Certified Remodeler certification, remodelers are asked to complete a qualification form, which outlines the background of their experience and education in remodeling, and are given a study guide. NARI also offers study groups to prepare them for the written examination. It enriches the professional’s understanding and maximizes performance during any remodeling project. In addition Certified Remodelers are bound to abide by the NARI Code of Ethics and the NARI Standards of Practice.
About Ben Jackson:
Ben Jackson started Ben’s General Contracting Corp. in 1980 and incorporated BGC in 2001. Since childhood he had a passion for construction and knew he wanted to someday own his own construction company. Ben Jackson and his brother and co-owner Tony Jackson have used their drive, extensive construction knowledge and determination to make Ben’s General Contracting Corp. the success it is today.
About NARI: The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the only trade association dedicated solely to the remodeling industry. The Association, which represents member companies nationwide—comprised of 63,000 remodeling contractors— is “The Voice of the Remodeling Industry.”™ NARI Members voluntarily subscribe to a strict code of ethics.
For information about Ben’s General Contracting remodeling services, call (516) 623-2945 or contact us online today for a FREE quote.