NARI Offers Public Service Announcement for May Home Improvement Month

New National Association of the Remodeling Industry PSA Informs Homeowners to Avoid Home Improvement Fraud.

Des Plaines, IL, April 22, 2008 --( Who: Unsuspecting Homeowners

What: NARI’s PSA features tips on finding ethical professional remodelers.

Where: Across the U.S. and in your town.

When: May is Home Improvement Month

Why: In the last year, there were more than 428,318 home improvement fraud complaints made to the Federal Trade Commission, with consumers reporting fraud losses of over $1.1 billion

Thousands of homeowners are at risk to be defrauded by unscrupulous contractors.

How: Please support local homeowners and help prevent them from being defrauded by helping NARI to educate them.

Please feel free to contact them at 847-298-9200 or via e-mail at with any questions you may have or to request a copy of the PSA.

Contact Nikki Golden at 847-298-9200 or e-mail

Interested in an interview with a NARI member about green remodeling? They can also arrange that. Please use same contact info as above.

About NARI: The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the only trade association dedicated solely to the remodeling industry. With more than 7,700 member companies nationwide, the Association -- based in Des Plaines, Illinois — is “The Voice of the Remodeling Industry.”™ For membership information, or to locate a local NARI chapter or a remodeling professional, visit NARI’s Web site, RemodelToday dot com

National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Nikki Golden