Wind Mitigation Verification Inspection:
Wind mitigation specifically targets the structural and nonstructural aspects that prevent or lessen damage caused by high winds that occur with storms. In Florida, our primary concern is the wind damage caused by hurricanes. Normally, most insurance company in Florida asks homeowners to provide an updated compy of the Wind Mitigation Verification Report which supposed to save homeowners a significatnt amount of policy premium depending on some specific feature of the structure.
As a licensed home inspector of Florida, Local Home Inspection LLC is providing Windstrom Mitigation Verification to it's service areas (Polk, Hillsborough, Lake, Pasco, Orange, Hardee, Hernando, Osceola). Our qualified home inspectors will inspect your property's wind mitigation features and based on the collected information will provide a detail report. Your houses wind-damage mitigation features protect against wind related damage by helping your home withstand wind forces. Documenting the presence of qualifying mitigation features on your house through an inspection may save you money on your insurance policy.
Wind Mitigation Features
Doors and windows designed to withstand the pressure of the wind & projectiles
Storm shutters or panels that protect your windows & other openings from rain, wind & other projectiles
Roof materials & coverings (shingles/metals) that are rated to resist high winds & water intrusion/entries
Attachments for walls & roofs (toe nails, clips, single wrap, double wrap or other attachments) that are specially designed to prevent the roof from being blown off.
Roof & building shapes that are more resistant to heavy winds
Wind Mitigation Verification Inspection (also called a windstorm mitigation inspection) checks your houses wind-resistant features. Though a wind mitigation inspection is not required to get state of Florida homeowners insurance and can result in significant amount of savings. A wind mitigation inspection is the only inspection that can significantly reduce the cost of insurance policy. Because this inspection can determine whether your house has features that can decrease severe property loss from hurricane wind related damage. The safer & stronger your home is, the lower your premiums can be.
Local Home Inspection LLC of Lakeland, Florida is ready to perform your windstrom mitigation inspection at your convenient time. Please give us a call and we will schedule a time to get it done acurately and professionally so you can save.