ROCKVILLE, MD--On Wednesday March 10th 2010, NARI National Association of the Remodeling Industry will gather for education and networking at the just opened showroom of Signature Kitchens Additions & Baths & its sister company Signature Elevators & Accessible Design located at 850 East Gude Drive in Rockville, Maryland 20850. NARI is comprised of companies large and small who are involved in the remodeling industry. From single service vendors such as electricians and plumbers to large design build remodeling firms.

Approximately 125 companies have pre-registered to get an overview of Signature Kitchens Additions & Baths product line. Representatives from Jay Rambo furniture grade cabinets, Dura Supreme custom cabinetry, Medallion semi custom & JSI production grade cabinetry will be in attendance to discuss the various attributes of their cabinet lines. In addition Turbo Chef Speed Cook Ovens will have Chef Carol McMullin on hand to discuss the unique characteristics & technology of their ovens which can cook a turkey in 45 minutes. Chef Carol will be demonstrating and feeding the crowd using the Turbo Chef oven which is a working display in the showroom.

The Signature Elevator & Accessible Design's vendors will also be on hand to discuss the merits & features of the Pneumatic Vacuum Elevator, Federal Elevator Systems hydraulic elevators & Savaria Concords wheel chair porch lifts and stair lifts. There is a working display of the Pneumatic Vacuum Elevator in the showroom, a unique glass tube elevator which does not require a hoist way.

The first educational sessions will be conducted by Brian Downs, of Downs & Associates. Brian Downs is a past president of the Capitol NARI chapter. He will provide an important primer on properly insurance for a professional remodeling firm. Gary Case owner of both the Signature companies says, "Every home owner should insist upon a certificate of insurance for general liability, workman's compensation and commercial vehicle coverage, from any remodeling company they are considering hiring. The risk of someone getting hurt or property being damaged such as your neighbor or your neighbors house is covered by your contractors' general liability insurance. The risk of one of the contractors' employees getting hurt, for example cutting off a finger or falling from a ladder, are covered by workman's compensation insurance. If these risks are not adequately covered then potentially the homeowner will have to cover the loss to the neighbor or even the contractor's employee. Believe it or not a homeowner is even at risk if the contractor gets into an accident on the way to the job at the owners home, hence commercial vehicle insurance."

The second educational session will be conducted by Dario A. Campolattaro, of Summit Insurance Services, LLC. Dario will be discussing innovative ways to reduce health insurance costs such as HRAs and HSAs.

Signature Kitchens, Additions & Baths and Signature Elevators & Accessible Design are design build construction firms. They help customers visualize their remodeling project through an interactive showroom of kitchens & baths as well as residential elevator displays & unique virtual design software? Once the customer & their designer have arrived at the best design, Signature specifies & supplies the products, and then their crews of in house craftsman begin remodeling the home to the customer's satisfaction. The average tenure of a craftsman at Signature is over 8 years. The owner Gary Case has been building & remodeling in the metropolitan area for 29 years.

Source: Signature Kitchens, Additions and Baths, www.signaturekab.net

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