Industry Education and Certifications:
AM Shield was the first waterproofing company serving the Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island and Manhattan areas to have nationally certified waterproofing specialists (C.W.S.’s) on staff. We are dedicated to our customers and providing better solutions means higher standards in our education.
Nothing proves our dedication more than what our customers have to say about us. AM Shield has earned the Service and Technicians Assessment Report Award (S.T.A.R. Award) from the Basement Health Association for the last 5 years in a row! This is an award given based on actual customer reviews of our work. Â New for 2011 our team earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award as rated by our customers. It doesn’t stop there; we also have a perfect record with the local consumer affairs departments and a perfect complaint-free record with the Better Business Bureau.
You will not find another waterproofing contractor in business for as long as AM Shield with a better record.Â When it’s time to fix your problems call AM Shield and join the ranks of our satisfied customers, you’ll quickly learn why we’re so recommended.
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
NAWSRC Star Award Recipient
Service and Technicians
Assessment Report (Star) Award
The National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors (NAWSRC) is excited to announce a new consumer-rated award program, which honors NAWSRC members who provide exemplary products or service.
The STAR (Service and Technicians Assessment Report) Award will recognize technicians and vendors in the waterproofing and structural repair industry who receive a high overall rating on four criteria, as judged by consumers who have actually used their products and/or services. Unlike some other rating services, consumers will not pay a subscription fee to submit a rating or receive a referral.
NAWSRC Certified Specialists are recognized as members of the industry who have demonstrated superior knowledge and dedication to the ideals of the association. They demonstrate to their customers their commitment to the best in technical skills and devotion to the highest ethical standards.
NAWSRC offers three certifications. Members can become a Certified Waterproofing Specialist (CWS), an Above-Grade Waterproofing Specialist (CAWS), or a Structural Repair Specialist (CSRS).
It is not easy be become certified. To qualify, they must have been a member of the waterproofing industry for at least four years and their company must have been a member of NAWSRC for at least one year. They must demonstrate high industry standards and dedication to continuing their professional education. After qualifying, they are tested in various technical areas including safety and ethics. Their obligation to the ideals of the program does not stop with achieving certification. To maintain their certification, they must obtain 15 hours of continuing professional education every two years. Certification examinations are given during the Annual Convention and Mid-Year Meeting only.
Certified Specialists are A Cut Above the Rest!
The only waterproofing professionals who are required to:
• Pass a rigorous exam
• Continue education
• Uphold ethics
(NAWSRC certifies that its members meet the Standards and Ethics criteria, but it does not certify the contractors work.)
Certified Specialists, the upper crust of waterproofing professionals since 1981.
Local Business Owner Receives Citation from Nassau County Comptroller
(Long Island, NY) Excited to share the news of their success with neighbors and local residents, A.M. Shield Waterproofing Corp., located in Albertson, has recently received a Citation from Howard S. Weitzman, Nassau County Comptroller. The Citation was given as Nassau County’s recognition of the 2008 Star (National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors). This is a prestigious award that shows the customers’ appreciation for exceptional service in four categories including quality of work, responsiveness, punctuality and professionalism.
A.M. Shield Waterproofing Corp. has been in business since 1995 and services all of Long Island as well as the greater NY Metro area. They specialize in all phases of interior and exterior waterproofing such as foundation coatings, foundation sealants, pressure relief systems, drywells, drains, pumps, indoor air quality, mold remediation and masonry.
A.M. Shield Waterproofing takes pride in upholding their high standards of customer satisfaction. They are certified members of the NAWSRC, NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) licensed with New York State and Nassau County Consumer Affairs. They hold good standings in all and they have never had a complaint lodged against them.