Industry certifications integrated with continued education.

While home builders are not required to obtain the following designations, your peace of mind is paramount at Creative Renovations. We know that investing in an accessible home design is a big step; it’s our priority to give you the confidence of having a proven expert. Read on to learn what puts us a cut above the rest.

Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist

Nearly 80 percent of seniors say they want to age in their own home. As a certified aging-in-place specialist, Creative Renovations’ team members are experts in the technical, business management and customer service skills that are key to competing in the rapidly expanding aging-in-place home modification industry. Earning such certifications is our way of saying that we value opportunities for continued education and professional development.

Certified Green Professional

As a Certified Green Professional by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Creative Renovations is recognized as a builder and remodeler that incorporates green building principles into our homes without driving up the cost of construction. This title is only given to builders with a minimum of 24 hours of training in sustainable building practices.

Certified Graduate Builder

The NAHB has also accredited us as Certified Graduate Builder. This certification first requires the recipient to complete a stringent and frequently updated curriculum encompassing current industry topics. The builder must also pledge a commitment to a professional code of ethics.

Certified Graduate Remodeler

The Certified Graduate Remodeler emphasizes business and project management skills as the key to a successful remodeling operation. The CGR certification is given to contractors who demonstrate the ability to efficiently run their business through design, scheduling, job costing procedures, accounting principles and basic contract law.

Certified Living in Place Professional

Certified Living In Place Professionals (CLIPP™) are responsible for the overall design, management, and construction of projects. Living In Place is the Practice of Making All Homes Accessible, Healthy and Safe, Creating Beautiful and Connected Environments for Everyone, Regardless of Age or Needs/Abilities. It incorporates concepts of Aging-in-place, Universal design, Accessible design and Inclusive design.

EPA Lead-based Paint Certified Remodeler

Today, there are over 1 million children who have been poised by lead from old paint in homes built prior to 1978. Certified firms are trained by EPA-approved training providers and follow lead-safe work practices.

Licensed, Insured and Bonded General Contractors

Municipalities issue contractor licenses to contractors who demonstrate a level of knowledge, competence and financial stability. Insurance protects against risks associated with performing construction and maintenance work. Bonding guarantees legal and financial obligations will be met related to the work. By hiring a licensed, insured and bonded contractor, the property owner has an assurance that the work will be completed correctly and that the contractor will take responsibility for the work and any damages that may occur.