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JOIN THE BCB


Improve Your Company's
Image and Become a
Registered Professional
In Your Field

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BCB MEMBER BENEFITS

 1. Membership Wall Certificate

 2. Membership I.D. Cards

 3. Vehicle & Door Logo Decals

 4. Sample Contracts Meeting NYS Requirements

 5. Monthly Informative Newsletters

 6. Listing In Annual Consumer Guide & Member Directory

 7. Annual "Home Fair" Expo

 8. Member Of The Year Award

 9. Mediation Of Consumer/Member Problems

10. Low Cost Medical Insurance Packages

11. Insurance Advice (At Discretion of Agent)

12. Legal Advice (At Discretion of Attorney)

13. Tax & Financial Advice (At Discretion of Accountant)

14. Right to use Logo In All Advertising

15. Listing on B.C.B. Website

16. Special Discount From B.C.B. Internet Website Designer

17. Increase of Company's Image & Reputation

18. Alliance With The NYS Attorney General's Office

19. Free Want Ad Listing In Newsletter For Sale Items

20. Business Discounts Through Paychex

21. Formal Arbitration thru The Center For Dispute Settlement

DOWNLOAD BCB ENROLLMENT APPLICATION

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A DESIGNATED "REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL" MEMBER OF THE BCB
New Contractor Member Applicants MUST Meet All The BCB Standards Of Membership Below To Be Given The Prestigious Designation Of "Registered Professional" title.
BCB STANDARDS OF MEMBERSHIP

  1. Member contractor applicants must be either be a Corporation , DBA or LLC.
  2. Members must submit proof of liability insurance and workmen's comp if they have employees.
  3. Member's contracts must meet all the requirements under Article 36A of the NYS Business law!
  4. Member applicants cannot have any unsatisfied complaints registered with the Attorney General!
  5. Contractor member applicants must have been in business at least one full year or have 5 years experiencein their specific trade.
  6. The company principle cannot have been convicted of any home improvement crime!
  7. Members using a P.O. Box must provide their actual address to the BCB.
  8. Members using a cell phone as a business number only must provide their home phone number.
  9. Members must respond to all customer complaints in writing within 30 days.
  10. Members must agree to mediate all customer disputes through the BCB's in house mediation process.
  11. Members must agree to appear before the Ethics committee regarding unresolved complaints.
  12. Members must agree to abide by the BCB Code of Ethics.
  13. Members must agree to pay all court judgments awarded to customers.
Members must abide by the above standards of membership or failure to do so may result in the expulsion from the BCB.
In addition all new member applicants are on a 1-year probationary trial period during which time they may not use the
BCB logo in any type of permanent advertising such as the yellow Pages.