NARI of Madison assist needy residents with repairs

Each year NARI of Madison members support their community through a project called Hammer with a Heart organized by Project Home, a NARI member and non-profit organization dedicated to energy savings and low-cost home repairs.


Caring your way to closing the sale

Probably the biggest topic in sales is closing the sale. Unfortunately, much of the sales advice out there amounts to tricks to close the sale.


How I built My Business: Nar Fine Carpentry, Inc.

I began working as an apprentice for my two uncles, who were contractors building new homes, during the summer that I was fourteen. After graduating high school, I went to school for architecture, but decided I was better suited for hands-on work. Working for a builder in San Francisco, CA, further honed my skills; I knew every tool, every phase, and every building situation by the time I was eighteen, soon after, becoming the lead foreman on robust projects.


Kansas City NARI Members Rebuild Decks at Hillcrest Transitional Housing-Platte County

The sounds of hammers and saws filled the air as members from the Kansas City NARI rolled up their shirt sleeves and got to work on their 2014 annual community service project. Meredyth Melcher, NARI Board Chairperson, had suggested helping the Hillcrest Transitional Housing of Platte County in Kansas City —a unique place that offers homeless families free fully furnished apartments, food and education. Hillcrest’s primary objective is to move its residents from homelessness to self-sufficiency within 90 days. Since the Platte County facility opened in 2002, Hillcrest has served 300 families.


NARI National CotY Season is Here!

The National CotY Awards program has launched and this year’s competition is better than ever.  We’re hosting the program online again this year, and we’ve streamlined the entry process to make entering as simple as possible.


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