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Getting certified by one of the remodeling trade associations is one way for remodelers to differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack. While qualifying for the certifications isn't difficult, the process can be time-consuming and costly. But earning a professional trade designation not only gives you an edge over competitors, it also contributes to the industry's credibility. Many trade organizations, including the National Kitchen and Bath Association, the American Society of Interior Designers, and the American Institute of Architects, offer trade certifications in remodeling-related fields. But unless your business is fairly specialized, you'll probably look at two principle sources for certification: the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Remodelors Council and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Certified Graduate Remodelor Those who have successfully completed the