What is a wind mitigation inspection?
Essentially its an inspection translated into a form to be filled out for your insurance company. The majority of existing houses have one or many wind-resistive construction features. These attributes may qualify for some insurance reductions. Your insurance requires a licensed inspector fill out this form so they may apply it to your premium.
Do I need a wind mitigation inspection?
Technically no, however it is in your best interest to do so. By getting a wind mitigation inspection, you can save big on your insurance premium while also ensuring your home is prepared for the intense Florida climate.
How much is a wind
The cost of a wind mitigation inspection is $149 or $69 if combined with a home inspection. This includes the inspection, permit research, and report.
How much will it save on insurance?
Depending on your zip code, you can save around 70% off the wind section of your insurance premium. This will add up to tens of thousands of dollars over the life of your home.