Certified Designers

There are many remodeling companies in the Delaware area – so why choose Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center? Our experience, qualifications and dedication to being among the best kitchen designers and bathroom designers are what set us apart.

Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center employs a staff of kitchen and bath designers with a variety of industry certifications. Our commitment to industry education and excellence is unparalleled in our market and is evident by the fact that we employ the area’s largest staff of designers with industry certifications. Bath, Kitchen and Tile center employs a staff of Certified Kitchen Designers (CKDs), Certified Bathroom Designers (CBDs), Certified Graduate Remodelers (CGRs) and Certified Interior Designers.

Certified Kitchen Designers & Bathroom Designers

The CKD and CBD designations are the most well-known and prestigious in our industry. Designers seeking this designation—sponsored and awarded by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)—must go through a rigorous training and testing procedure. An applicant must first have seven years of industry experience, including three years of employment as a full-time residential kitchen and/or bathroom designer. They must attend 60 credit hours of NKBA professional development courses and/or NKBA approved college coursework. They also must provide two client references and two professional affidavits, as well as complete an all-day CKD and/or CBD exam. This exam covers every aspect of residential kitchen and/or bathroom planning and design. Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center designers hold five of these designations.

Certified Interior Designers

Certified Interior Designers are trained in all aspects of residential and commercial design. They have attended and graduated with associate or bachelor’s degrees from accredited area colleges, such as the Philadelphia Institute of Design. Whether planning and designing your kitchen or helping you pick out the perfect paint for your project, interior designers are experts in their field. Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center currently employs two Certified Interior Designers.

Certified Graduate Remodelers

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is the largest and most influential trade organization in the building and remodeling industry. The Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) designation indicates that a remodeler has completed the requirements of the professional designation program. They have a minimum of five years of experience in the remodeling industry. They have completed a Professional Remodeler Experience Profile Exam. They have also completed coursework required by the exam, with courses ranging from business management, estimating and project management to construction contracts and law.

Certified Graduate Remodelers adhere to and submit a signed copy of the CGR code of ethics, promising to conduct daily operations based on principles of integrity, conduct, value, consumer protection, financial obligations, contract compliance, communication, regulatory compliance and non-litigated dispute and conflict resolution. This professional designation helps you, the consumer, ensure that you are hiring a designer and contractor you can count on to do a professional job. Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center employs one Certified Graduate Remodeler.

Need a Kitchen Designer or Bathroom Designer in Delaware?

In addition to the above, Bath, Kitchen and Tile’s sales, management and design teams hold a variety of degrees in business and finance from the area’s top colleges, including the University of Delaware. We truly do place great importance on a commitment to education, and we participate in college job fairs each year in order to find our next future star. Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center is also a “Certified Lead-Safe Firm” with two project managers holding Certified Lead Renovator designations by the Environmental Protection Agency.

In short, when entrusting your remodeling project to a Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center kitchen or bathroom designer, you can be assured of the experience and training backed by an industry certified and approved educational program. Contact us today to learn more about our certified designers, or visit one of our showrooms in Delaware today!

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Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center is proud to offer comprehensive remodeling services with the help of our state-of-the-art showrooms in Delaware and Maryland! Our showroom hours are as follows:

  • Wilmington
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m,
    Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Harbeson/Lewes
    Monday — Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m,
    Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Evenings by appointment
  • Newark Manufacturing
    Monday — Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m,
    Saturday: By appointment
    Evenings by appointment
  • Bel Air
    Monday — Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m,
    Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Evenings by appointment
  • Warehouse
    Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
    Saturday: 9 a.m – 1 p.m.
Customer Testimonials See What People Are Saying

“Although we have given this project a rating of 10 in all areas, we would like to give our thanks and appreciation to our designer Joel and installer Andrew (and crew) for the excellent job they did in remodeling our bath.  It was truly a pleasure working with them from beginning to end."

- Ron and Judy