Rick Olson

Office Manager/ Scheduling Coordinator

​727-408-1088


Rocky Swearingen

Co-Owner/ Licensed Home Inspector

727-408-1088

Lennie Swearingen

Co-Owner/ Inspection Asst.

​727-408-1088


Open 6 days a week Mon-Fri 8am-6pm and Saturday 10am-1pm

At Florida Balcony Inspections, we are a full service Professional Inspection firm with over 20 years of GC experience, that specializes in certified balcony, st​airway and railway inspections. We have gone through extensive training for Balcony and Decks through the International Association of Inspectors and graduated from the prestigious Professional Home Inspection Institute  We would like to offer our Professional Inspection Services to assist you in meeting the State Requirements and to ensure that your condominium, hotel, restaurant, apartment or public lodging establishment is in compliance with the law. ​

Not only is there a requirement to perform this certified inspection every three years. The safety and liability concerns are overwhelming. One defective rail could not only be deadly but could cost millions in litigation liability. CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE OR RECEIVE A QUOTE FOR YOUR BALCONY INSPECTION 727-408-1088

Lennie and Rocky Swearingen
Tampa Bay Area
Serving THE ENTIRE STATE OF FLORIDA

                                Phone:727-408-1088         Email: RockSolidTampaBay@Yahoo.com

Florida's #1 Balcony Inspection services!!

           WE COVER THE ENTIRE STATE OF FLORIDA

DBPR HR-7020 form required (Division of Hotels and Restaurants) State of Florida (HB Section 509.2112)

Balcony Inspection Services

Did you know?…If a HOTEL/CONDO building has three (3) or more stories, the Florida Administrative Code for Public Lodging Establishments (Section 509.2112) demands that you MUST submit a Certificate of Balcony Inspection every three (3) years to Florida officials. Florida Balcony Inspections can help!


The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation regulates the required inspection of balconies/stairs/decks and railings open to public use. An inspection must be performed every three years and Form HR7020 must be filed. A balcony is defined as any structure more than 17 feet above grade. Ground level or near ground level decks no more than three feet high are exempt from this inspection; however, this exemption does not relieve the owner from litigation in the event of a collapse. Any stairs and railings do require inspection.The number one cause of physical injury in each of these building appurtenances is railing failure or collapse.

​The number two cause of injury is structural failure of the deck ledger board due to improper construction, fastening, wood rot or metal deterioration from rust. The third cause of injury is overloading the live load capacity of the structure (too many people).Hotels, motels, eating and drinking establishments or any business which provides an aboveground deck to its patrons, should take this inspection requirement seriously. If you own or operate or are considering acquisition, please have us evaluate these critical components. In 2010, there were over 60 deaths attributed to deck/railing collapse in the US resulting in significant litigation.

​We recommend annual inspections by a competent inspector for the protection of your occupants and your business. Currently, replacement of multi-story balconies are averaging $35,000 per unit and most full replacements require additional cosmetic work at additional expense. Proper maintenance and inspection procedures will save lives and money. CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE OR RECEIVE A QUOTE FOR YOUR BALCONY INSPECTION 727-408-1088.

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