Barefoot and Company Inc. Retains Top Honor for Best Practices

Charlotte, NC (Sept 30, 2009) – Barefoot and Company, Inc., a leading supplier of specialty products in the building industry, received its National Housing Quality (NHQ) Re-Certification by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Research Center originally earned in 2008.

The NHQ certification may be earned by trade contractors, builders and supply companies in the housing industry with a proven track record of customer satisfaction and continual process improvement in accordance with quality assurance requirements set by the NAHB Research Center.  Barefoot and Company Inc. participated in a strict audit by NAHB Research Center quality experts in 2008; the company was graded on the effectiveness of its product and installation guidelines, compliance with regulation and industry standards and documented management processes.

“We pride ourselves in our commitment to providing quality products with a customer-focused attitude and receiving the NHQ Certification is a testament to that commitment, “said David Barefoot, President and CEO, of Barefoot and Company, Inc.

The prestigious honor is just one of many nods of recognition the Indian Trail based company has received and the organization deems the second-year Quality Assurance recertification a noteworthy accomplishments.

Area Manager Tom Schelin adds, “We have been in operation for the last 38 years and attribute having quality products, people and processes as key to our success. To be recognized by the industry for having a top-notch quality management program further reassures us that we are on the right track.”

About National Housing Quality (NHQ) Certification

National Housing Quality (NHQ) Certification is presented by the NAHB Research Center to trade contractors that have documented their management processes, implemented customer-focused quality assurance systems that meet NHQ requirements, and participated in a rigorous audit by the Research Center quality experts. NHQ represents a company’s commitment to continual process improvement and customer satisfaction in home building. For more information,


About Barefoot and Company, Inc.

Barefoot and Company, Inc., located in Indian Trail, NC is the leading supplier of specialty products to the building industry for the Greater Charlotte Area. The company supplies and installs windows, mirrors, shelving, door hardware and bath accessories and window treatments as well as expertise to homeowners, remodelers and builders. For more information, visit

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