The Trowel of Excellence Certification verifies that a TCAA member tile/stone installation contractor/company consistently performs the highest level of quality installations, demonstrates integrity and superior business practices and is committed to the betterment of the ceramic tile industry.
Trowel of Excellence certification resides with the installation company.
To qualify to apply for certification, an installation contractor must meet all of the following criteria:
A detailed description of requirements can be found on the Trowel of Excellence application and include:
Applications are reviewed by TCAA’s Board of Directors who makes the final determination.
Certification is valid for 3 years, after which the contractor must submit a re-certification affidavit along with the re-certification fee.
Applications may be submitted at any time. Typically, a contractor will receive notification if the application is approved within four weeks of submission.
It Pays $$$ to be Trowel of Excellence™ Certified!
Leading industry manufacturers support the investment contractors make in certifying their companies
by rewarding them with product vouchers and rebates worth thousands of dollars in savings every year!
These savings are available to Trowel of Excellence™ certified contractors only.
We appreciate our sponsors who recognize the added value of Trowel of Excellence™ certification: