November 26, 2022 at 9:04 a.m.
By Alec Doniger.
The NRCA’s ProCertification program is re-establishing high quality requirements for the entire roofing business.
Jared Ribble is a father of 4, a tennis coach and a drummer at his church. As if he isn’t busy sufficient, Jared additionally oversees the Nationwide Roofing Contractors Affiliation (NRCA) ProCertification program. In Season 4, Episode 41 of Roofing Highway Journeys, Heidi travels to Chicago to ask Jared extra about this system. ProCertification is an evaluation that roofers take to show they’re certified to carry out installations. It “units the bar” for professionalism within the roofing business based on Jared.
Most commerce industries have a certification program, however it is just just lately that the roofing business has had something like this.
“We aren’t saying that the roofing installers that we now have out on the roofs right this moment should not skilled and never high quality, however there’s a notion.”
The objective of ProCertification is to raise that notion. The NRCA has a objective to create transparency with shoppers. Which means anytime an individual chooses to have somebody work on their roof, there are clear-cut necessities that the roofer wants to fulfill.
“If the installers should not of this caliber, then they shouldn’t be in your roof,” Jared explains.
To date, ProCertification has been extremely profitable. Folks all around the nation are downloading the certification evaluation from the NRCA web site. It’s pervading the whole business. There’s even a metal-specific evaluation, permitting staff in metallic to be acknowledged for his or her abilities.
“That is an honor to them, not a punishment,” emphasizes Jared. When roofers within the business are acknowledged for his or her abilities, the standard of the entire business will increase. Employees who get licensed really feel valued, compelling them to do extra high quality work.
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Alec is a reporter for RoofersCoffeeShop, MetalCoffeeShop and AskARoofer. When he isn’t investigating the state of the roofing business, you may discover him taking part in drums together with his bands in Denver.