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Roof Certification Inspection

What Is A Roof Certification Inspection?

The Roof Certification Inspection is commonly requested by Florida Insurance Companies when your roof is nearing the end of its useful life. The inspection is completed by Florida licensed home inspectors who inspect and report on the condition and life expectancy of your roof.

After completion of the roof certification inspection, a home inspector will deliver you a two-page report on your roof which will detail damages, repairs, and other concerns attached with pictures. That report is then sent to your insurance agent who will evaluate the report and give direction on what is needed.

Lifespan Needed On Roofs

Due to Florida’s history with hurricanes, insurance companies are using real-world data to estimate the life expectancies of roofs. Therefore, while a home inspector may report that your roof has 3 years of life remaining, an insurance company most likely will request you replace your roof. This is because most of the roofs with 3 years and less of remaining useful life do not survive through the next major hurricanes. Most insurance companies will want at least 5 years of life remaining before you have to replace your roof. Learn more about the lifespan needed on different roof coverings.

What You Can Do

To keep your insurance premium as low as possible, while not having to replace your roof, you should keep up with the regular maintenance of your roof. Find out if your insurance requires a roof inspection. Here are a few tips:

  • Ensure your roof is clean of debris, moss, and dirt. Make sure you have no rook leaks.
  • Have your roof inspect after a major wind event. Learn how to inspect your own roof.
  • Have your roof inspected at least every 2-3 years by a home inspector.
  • Complete professional roof repairs as needed. Contact a roofing contractor for this.
  • Always keep an eye on the condition of your roof.

What We Inspect

We conduct roof certification inspections in the Greater Tampa Bay and Orlando Areas. If you need a roof certification inspection, this is what we will be looking for.

Roof Age

The report will reflect the estimated age of the roof or, if available, the age shown on permitting information.

Signs of Damage

Any signs of damage, such as cracked tiles, deteriorated shingles, leaks and water damage, are reported.

Life Expectancy

Our inspector will conduct a visual check of the roof and attic to determine the expected life remaining.

Roof Certification Inspection Service Areas

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Numa Quevedo
Numa Quevedo
21:57 29 Nov 22
I had a great experience with Waypoint inspections. Wismy was on time, explained everything in detail and responded to all my questions. I highly recommend them!
RAQUEL CUNEO
RAQUEL CUNEO
19:36 29 Nov 22
John was punctual and professional. We have no complaints and would call him again.
Peter Kalbfleisch
Peter Kalbfleisch
23:13 28 Nov 22
We recently used Waypoint to inspect a property we are purchasing. We were able to get an appointment on short notice at a time that fit into our schedule. The inspection was done efficiently and seemed very thorough. The two inspectors met with us following the inspection to review their findings The written report followed later that day. We were pleased with their services
Valencia Vickers
Valencia Vickers
14:03 28 Nov 22
Loved the service from start to finish and the follow up call was more than I expected.
Amanda Mishur
Amanda Mishur
13:51 28 Nov 22
AJ was on time, courteous, knowledgeable, and very thorough. I really appreciated that he took time to explain things to me. Five stars!!!! Thank you!!!
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