At BetterView Home Inspections, we encourage all our customers to educate themselves about the latest legislation, regulations, and different guides relating to home inspections in Florida and USA in general. This ensures that you can verify any information you receive from your home inspection company.
Standards Of Practice
The following link will take you to the The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors – InterNACHI® – Home Inspection Standards of Practice. This association is the world’s largest trade organization of residential and commercial property inspectors.
InterNACHI Home Inspection Standards of Practice
These links will help you understand what a home inspector looks for when inspecting aluminum wiring and electrical service panels, and gives more information about the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Aluminum Wiring (InterNACHI)
Electrical Service Panels (InterNACHI)
United States Consumer Products Safety Commission
Strengthening Your Home
The first link will take you to the Florida Division of Emergency Management – Hurricane Retrofit Guide – which will help you protect your home against hurricanes, and the second link will show you a hurricane preparation list created by DisasterSafety.org.
The Florida Office Of Insurance And Regulation
This link will take you to The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation – Homeowners Rate Comparison Tool – which provides sample average rates for a variety of companies writing insurance in each County, in addition to rates for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation.
Homeowners Insurance Rates Comparison Tool
Official County Websites In Florida
These links will take you through to the official websites for the following Counties in Florida: The City of Tampa, The City of St. Petersburg, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, & Pasco County.
The City of Tampa
The City of St. Petersburg
The following links will help you to easily locate and contact property appraisers in these Florida Counties: Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, & Pasco County.
Hillsborough County Property Appraiser
Pinellas County Property Appraiser
Pasco County Property Appraiser
The Florida Building Code (FBC)
The following link will take you to the Florida Building Code Information System – which governs the design, construction, erection, alteration, modification, repair, and/or demolition of public and private buildings, structures, and facilities in the state of Florida.