Outside of buying your home, remodeling it may be the single biggest investment you make. You need to know that the remodeling professional that you choose is a full-time, dedicated remodeling professional.

As a homeowner, making the decision to remodel your home can be a stressful process, especially if you haven’t had the experience of working with contractors in the past. What should you expect? How can you know that the remodeling professional you hire is just that – a professional?

When you hire a residential remodeling contractor, you’re inviting someone into your home – which means you need to hire someone you can trust to enhance your surroundings, someone with a firm, working knowledge of building techniques, design trends and best practices. You want your remodeler to be up-to-date on the latest information, educated above and beyond the expected requirement of being licensed, bonded and insured.

NARI members are committed to raising the standard in the remodeling industry – from their own individual projects, to the way they conduct business, to the advancement of the remodeling industry as a whole. When you hire a NYC/LI NARI member, you’re choosing someone who is committed to high quality and high ethics. Our members are constantly educated, either through classroom, web or hands-on training, publications, and symposiums.

Your NARI contractor has undergone a detailed review process. NARI members act as the voice of the remodeling industry, and their mission is to promote and advance the professionalism of their trade. The NARI Code of Ethics provides high standards that NARI professionals must follow, including use of quality products, truthful advertising, prompt complaint resolution, legal compliance, and up-to-date insurance and licensing.

Any remodeling project is a significant undertaking, whether it’s a kitchen, bath, basement, addition or whole-house remodel. NARI is the best place to start – when you decide to remodel, visit our member directory to find NARI remodeling professionals in your area.