Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form

  Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form   Roof Condition Verification Form   In 2010, Citizens Insurance implemented the Uniform Mitigation Verification Form that requires homeowners to report the existing condition of various areas of the house that affect the insurers risk in Hurricane Zones including Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The report includes a checklist of … Continue Reading »

T&S Roofing Systems – Understanding Section 1524 (part 1 of 2) Roofing Miami & Fort Lauderdale

Homeowner’s are often set back by the large number of documents that are required for the roofing permit application process. Although the applications vary by municipality, all roofing permits in Miami and Fort Lauderdale require the Section 1524 page. This page, also called the “Required Owners Notification For Roofing Considerations”, outlines several points that the … Continue Reading »

FPL “Cool-Roof” Incentive

  Florida Power & Light is currently issuing cash incentives to homeowners and businesses that install a “cool roof” system on their roofing in Miami & Fort Lauderdale. Various roof types qualify for the incentive including tile, metal, shingle, and flat roofs. On their website, FPL has a list of approved “cool roof” products that … Continue Reading »

Miami Roofing Inspections

South Florida and in particular Miami-Dade County has the most stringent roofing codes in the country. After Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Miami-Dade adopted a new “high velocity wind” building code that substantially changed the way roofs were installed in Miami. In addition to the changes in roofing techniques, a new permitting and inspections procedure was … Continue Reading »