What Does It Mean When a Roofing Contractor is a Member of the NTRCA? Does It Really Make Them Different than Other Roofers in North Texas?
October 29, 2013 3:57 PM
A roofing contractor who is a member of the NTRCA really does stand apart from other roofers in North Texas! To become a member of the NTRCA, contractor members must meet the following criteria:
- The company must have a local address in North Texas (defined as the area south of Oklahoma, east of Abilene, west of Louisiana, and north of Waco) and must provide proof (with a utility bill that is no less than 3 months old or a lease agreement that is current).
- The company must be a registered business with the state of the Texas or with a county in North Texas.
- The company must be in good standing with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). If listed with the BBB, the company must have a B rating or above.
- The company must represent and warrant that they hold and will maintain General Liability Insurance (consumers: please ask to see a roofer's certificate of insurance and call their insurance company to verify)
- If the State of Texas enacts a licensing requirement, the company must acknowledge that they understand that membership in NTRCA requires that the company comply with licensing requirements in accordance with state guidelines.
- The company must agree to abide by the NTRCA Code of Ethics.
- The company must provide recommendations for membership from 2 current members: 1) a current NTRCA associate member and 2) a current NTRCA contractor member.
To attain the status of ACCREDITED NTRCA contractor member, companies meet the following ADDITIONAL requirements:
- The company must have been in the roofing business for at least 2 years.
- The business operations manager or his designee at the company must have attended 2 NTRCA mentoring sessions and 2 NTRCA Lunch and Learns or 2 mentoring sessions and one NTRCA-approved training session. The company must have been an active member of the NTRCA (and in good standing) for at least 12 months prior.
- The company, if listed on the BBB, must maintain an A rating.