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Do Business With A Member

Why Trust Google When You Can Trust a Local Resource Like the Builders Association?

If you’re looking for a reputable home builder, contractor or remodeler – call the Builders Association of NWPA!  We can be reached at 814-833-3999 anytime Monday through Friday during business hours (8:00 am-4:00 pm).  Our highest priorities is to help you choose the right fit for your next home improvement project.

You can access our Membership Directory online at any time, or call the BANWPA office to request a copy of the BANWPA Membership Directory.

Sometimes people wonder why the BANWPA is always telling citizens of Erie to ‘Do Business With A Member’.  There are many reasons, but we’ve outlined a few of the top reasons below:

  • Members Sign the Association’s Code of Ethics
    The purpose of the Code of Ethics is to ensure a high level of honesty and fair business practices among association members.  Members constantly strive to meet the following ideals: honesty & fairness in business practices, compliance with laws and codes, insurance & safety regulations, high quality in design & craftsmanship and professionalism in all business dealings.   Choose a certified BANWPA member.  There’s no cost to you, so pick up the phone and give us a call today.
  • Contractor Quality Commitment Standards
    The Contractor Quality Commitment (CQC) program was developed by the small contractors committee of the Pennsylvania Builders Association to provide a program of positive support to the construction industry.  The program provides for three phases: 1) to establish criteria for membership, 2) to develop and enforce standards of excellence for reputable contractors, and 3) to educate the general public regarding the benefits of receiving services from reputable contractor.
  • Peace of Mind
    The BA has developed a local CQC program that identifies acceptable levels of industry professionalism, establishes a screening procedure for new and existing members and provides a method for handling consumer complaints.
  • References Checked
    Each individual or business applying for membership to the Builders Association of NWPA is required to provide references.  The type of application, for Builder Membership or Associate Membership, determines the type of references that are required.
  • Proof of Insurance
    On an annual basis, each BANWPA member must provide a current insurance certificate with the Builders Association of NWPA listed as the certificate holder, showing proof of general liability insurance and workers’ compensation insurance.
  • Informed on Legislation
    As the housing industry continues to change, the local, state and national levels of the Builders Association keep our members informed on the most up-to-date information.
  • Working with a network of home professionals
    The Builders Association of NWPA is a strong and vital organization that includes the area’s finest, most influential, successful and credible members.  It acts as the primary advocate for the building industry and the community!

The BANWPA Standard

The Builders Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) supporting the building and related trades in Erie, Warren, and Crawford counties.  All members subscribe to a code of ethics that is recognized by the community they serve.  The Association is goverened by an elected Board of Directors that pledge to uphold Association bylaws and policies.  When you want the best, hire a member!