Wind mitigation inspections are done to determine how well you home will withstand a high wind situation. Insurance companies use the information obtained during the inspection to lower your annual home owners insurance. The inspeciton will evaluate 9 attributes related to your home; Building Code,Predominant Roof Covering, Roof Deck Attachment, Roof to Wall Attachment, Roof Geometry, Gable End Bracing, Wall Construction Type, Secondary Water Resistance (SWR) and Opening Protection.
Your annual homeowners insurance premium could be reduced significantly if your home possesses the ability to withstand high wind events. The Wind Mitigation form must be filled out by a qualified individual licensed by the State of FL. If your home has never had a wind mitigation inspection performed you could qualify to save hundreds a year. Contact your insurance company to find out if you have it figured into your policy. or call any of the recommendations below for more information.