A roof certification is normally an insurance required inspection to get new coverage or maintain existing coverage on homes with older roof coverings.
A roof certification inspection has a few basic purposes including;
In Florida, composite asphalt shingles are the most commonly used roof coverings. Depending on the quality of the material used, they generally have a useful life expectancy up to 20 years. In most cases the age of roof shingles is estimated based upon the construction date of the home or re-roof permits.
Homeowner’s insurance policies usually cover natural disasters. However, most roofing companies will not honor claims due to:
- natural disasters
- severe weather
- high winds
- foot traffic
- improperly installed skylights
- improperly installed solar panels
If roof repairs are recommended, the roof must be repaired then reinspected before it can be certified.
Roof Certification Fee:
Standalone $100.00, $50.00 With 100-Point and Pre-Listing (Move-In-Certified) Inspections