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Home Inspections in Miami Dade, Broward and West Palm Beach Counties

Wind Mitigation Inspections

In Florida, a wind mitigation inspection is a limited visual inspection and is performed by a licensed home inspector. The information gathered is presented on a standard wind mitigation form, OIR-B1-1802, (Or whatever is current) commonly referred to as the 1802 form. As of Feb 1, 2012, all inspections must have photos showing each feature listed on the wind mitigation form. Inspectors will collect the following information during the limited visual inspection, The age of the home to determine what building code was in place at the time of construction, the age of the roof, documentation to prove if the roof was installed to any certain building code, the roof deck attachment, roof to wall connection, roof shape, existence of a SWR and the opening protection of the doors and windows. (if Visible)