Why Hire an NTCA Contractor?
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Why Hire an NTCA Contractor?

It’s simple really, all NTCA Contractor members, whether they are Five Star Contractors, Certified Tile Installers, Advanced Certified Installers, or regular

Contractor members, all have access to

the most current and accurate tile installation

standards and methods available today.

If one of our Tile Contractor members is

working on your installation and runs into

any kind of problem or challenge, they have

access to live technical assistance from NTCA

Technical Experts.  All NTCA Technical Experts

have over 30 years tile installation and project management experience, and they are

members of many industry technical and

specification committees that create the industry standards for all types of tile installations.


Also available to your NTCA Contractor installer

are all the latest installation standards and method handbooks; the NTCA Reference Manual, the TCNA Handbook, and all the ANSI Specification Standards.


Tile Contractors that join the NTCA generally have a proven track record of success, can demonstrate their competency through professional referrals, and have indicated a desire to properly train and educate their employees by investing in NTCA membership.


NTCA special member designations and recognitions: 





NTCA 5 Star Members:  NTCA 5 Star members have completed and been approved for acceptance in a strong association accreditation program.  5 Star Members have been NTCA members for over three consecutive years, have an active safety program, are committed to continuing education, training and certification for their installers, and have many formal recommendations from their customers, suppliers, and peers in the tile installation industry.

 CTI Certified Tile Installer Members:  Through written and hands on testing, these installers have successfully passed these industry approved tests for the proper installation of ceramic tile.  These installers have the knowledge and skills to install your tile with current industry best practices, while adhering to industry approved standards.

    ACT Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers:  ACT Certified Tile Installers have specific certifications in tile installation procedures that meet current ANSI standards and TCNA guidelines for floor and walls.  To qualify to take these advance tests, ACT Certified Installers must have either successfully completed a Dept. of Labor approvied apprenticeship program or have passed the CTI - Certified Installer test offered by the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF). ACT Certified Installers represent the pinnacle of performance in the tile trade and maintain a level of excellence superior to non-ACT certified installers.