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Why Choose A Registered Builder or ​Registered Remodeler?

The distinction of Registered Builder or Registered Remodeler is not a title that someone can simply purchase. In order to become a Registered Builder or Remodeler, an applicant must:

  • Provide each customer with a contract and a one-year limited warranty.​
  • Have more than 5 years of experience in the construction industry.
  • Have demonstrated both financial and on-site management of a construction site.
  • Submit names of 10 previous customers, 8 of whom must say they would recommend.
  • Have 2 sponsors with knowledge of the applicant's construction activity and business integrity.
  • Have acceptable credit history.
  • Appear before the Registered Builder Committee for a personal interview.
  • Have no unresolved complaints or outstanding liens filed against them or their homeowners.
  • Take part in annual continuing education.
  • Abide by the BIA Code of Ethics.
  • Have both workers comp. and general liability insurance.
  • Agree to a conciliation process in the event of an issue.

​All of these criteria combine to provide you with confidence that you are dealing with a professional who is dedicated to providing you with a quality build or remodel.

We invite you to read the history of the Registered Builder Program, view our suggested checklist for hiring a Registered Builder or Remodeler, and explore an article full of tips for helping you select the right contractor.

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