frequently asked questions
The first step is to engage an Evaluator. The name of the Evaluator who performed the initial evaluation of the home will be provided on the expiration notice if they are currently active. While IBHS recommends hiring an Evaluator who may be familiar with your home, it may not always be possible and it is not a requirement. Any certified Evaluator may perform a re-designation inspection. Contact Knockout Inspections at 251-517-4558 for assistance renewing your certificate.
- A home has the appropriate resilience upgrades relevant the hazards where the home is located.
- Critical construction details are verified at different building and retrofitting stages.
- Key severe storm system upgrades in the home are designed and installed to deliver a stronger, safer more durable home.
No, you can choose any roofer/contractor to complete your building project. But for a complete list of those roofers/contractors who have completed FORTIFIED Wise™–Roofer training, please visit here and select Roofers from the dropdown list.
FORTIFIED-trained roofers will be more adept at installing a FORTIFIED roof and familiar with the designation process and how to work with a FORTIFIED Home Evaluator.