Wind Mitigation Inspection

Wind Mitigation Inspection

Most insurance companies request a Wind Mitigation, which is a strategy designed to limit the amount of wind damage inflicted on a structure. Many insurance companies offer incentives to homeowners, such as premium discounts and rebates for implementing specific enhancement to protect their homes. For the home owners who have made certain improvements a wind mitigation can provide the verification you will need to receive credit and discounts on your Home Owners Insurance Policy.

Use the wind mitigation certification, the insurance company will be able to calculate the amount of discounts and refund. On average, homeowners save between 10%-40% in the first year.

What features are inspected during a Wind Mitigation Inspection?
The primary factors in the wind mitigation discounts are the wind-resistant features of the property. These features include concrete block construction, gable, and bracing, a hip roof, the presence of a single or double roof straps, the type of roof covering, impact resistant glass, reinforced garage doors, window/door shutters and the presence of a secondary water resistance barrier.