NARI Certified Professionals Offer Homeowners Confidence in Their Investment


Excellence Ensured

NARI Certifications were developed to recognize highly experienced remodeling professionals, capable of planning and managing complex remodeling projects to client satisfaction.

Rigorous Requirements

NARI Certification is a robust and challenging process, reserved only for those remodeling professionals who demonstrate extensive expertise in their field and pass the rigorous screening and testing process.

Industry Driven

NARI Certification Standards and exam questions were developed by leading remodeling experts, well versed in technical and management best practices for the remodeling industry. Even highly experienced and skilled remodelers find the screening and testing process formidable.

NARI Certification is governed by the NARI Certification Board.

80% of consumers would choose a remodeling professional who is certified over one who is not.

— Source

A NARI Certification Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

Certified Remodeler (CR)

A professional remodeler who provides a full range of remodeling services.  Candidates must prove they possess skill and knowledge in a broad range of business management and technical skill areas.

Master Certified Remodeler (MCR)

The highest level of certification NARI offers. Designed for professionals who have held the CR designation for a minimum of 10 years, hold another NARI certification and have demonstrated leadership within NARI or within local community.

Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR)

Designed for highly experienced industry professionals who provide remodeling services specific to kitchens and bathrooms. Often pursued by owners or upper management of a remodeling organization.

Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC)

Designed for experienced field professionals who oversee the technical aspects of the project, including personnel management and material flow.

Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM)

Designed for professionals overseeing the administrative aspects of a project: customer satisfaction, scheduling subcontractors, record-keeping, risk management, financial controls, etc.

Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)

Designed for professionals who handle renovations for improved accessibility and ease of use.

Benefits of NARI Certification





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With a NARI certification you will:


  • Assure clients they are working with a vetted industry professional capable of delivering on their needs to industry standards
  • Validate your professionalism, expertise and dedication to client satisfaction
  • Advance your business skill set for increased company profitability, project timeliness, and streamline of project/business operations
  • Develop your professional skill set and set your career in remodeling up for success
  • Position yourself or your staff as an indispensable resource to your clients with complex project needs
  • Increase your visibility in a crowded marketplace.