Master Home Renovator Requirements

Become a PHBI Accredited Master Home Renovator

Requirements to hold and maintain the accredited Master Home Renovator designation include:

  • A minimum of five years of related experience as an owner or as a senior manager and be  active in new home construction or renovation as a full time business for a minimum of three years.
  • The candidate must pay the annual fee.
  • The candidate or company must be a member in good standing with a local home building association
  • The candidate or company must be a member in good standing with The Alberta New Home Warranty Program.  (This is a new requirement effective April 1, 2015.  Individuals who started on this certification prior to April 1, 2015 will  not be required to meet this requirement).
  • Candidates must apply in writing for the PHBI accredited Master Home Renovator certification.

Right to Retain Certification

The right to retain each certification is held by the individual at the discretion of PHBI. The accreditation and the certificate that evidences it remain the property of PHBI and may therefore be withdrawn. A company with a PHBI accredited Master Home Renovator in its' employ may use the certification for as long as that person remains as a direct employee or officer and both the individual and the company abide by PHBI's Code of Ethics and the requirements to hold the certification.

Description of Certification

The certification shall be described by the individual as PHBI accredited Master Home Renovator. Decals exhibiting the PHBI logo on company renovation projects or on vehicles will assist in differentiating you from you competitors.