NARI Welcomes new certified remodeler Wendy Amiano
Tabernacle, NJ , January 21, 2019 – NARI and Amiano & Son Construction are pleased to announce that Wendy Amiano has recently achieved the prestigious Certified Remodeler status.
A Certified Remodeler (CR) designation proves the remodeling contractor’s superior knowledge, technical comprehension and skill in remodeling.
NARI’s CR 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. In addition, they must also adhere to NARI’s strict Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. The NARI certification program assess 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 passing a comprehensive assessment exam. Preparation for this exam takes up to 16 weeks of intensive study and self-examination. In addition Certified Remodelers are bound to abide by the NARI Code of Ethics and the NARI Standards of Practice.
“The workload was very intensive. It forced me to interact with my field staff on certain portions of the study program to dig deep into the whys of certain procedures for field. It also circled me back to the business management portion of my job well.”
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.
Wendy Amiano has been involved in the field of remodeling industry since 2006. Amiano has been involved in many aspects of the remodeling business. She began as the office manager and bookeeper in 2006 for Amiano & Son Construction. Within 6 months she then took on marketing and client relations. As the business grew Mrs. Amiano began to venture out into the field as well. There she met with building inspectors, subcontractors, and field staff to review field conditions and codes. As part of her job she would attend Production and business management seminars with owner Lou Amiano. These seminars and class sessions helped Mrs. Amiano to better understand the nuts and bolts of the industry. Wendy Amiano stated, “learning in the remodeling industry is always changing and evolving. There are always new trends, new products, and new methods. I love being able to learn in a classroom setting and then going into the field and coming across what I just learned about. The more educated I am the more I can preform for my client.”
About NARI: The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the premier association of remodeling professionals and industry experts dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the remodeling industry and educating the public on the benefits of using a qualified professional. NARI has 6,000 member contractors, suppliers and service providers and 47 chapters across the U.S. NARI members adhere to a Code of Ethics and together as an industry promote “Remodeling Done Right™. Learn more about NARI and how to find a qualified professional remodeler at NARI.org.