By Joey Ahern

How a Wind Mitigation Inspection Could Save You Big Money

Wind mitigation is the process of implementing certain features to your home that can help resist or withstand intense wind caused by a major storm or hurricane.

Adding these features to your home would not only keep you safe but can substantially lower your home insurance premium.

Wind Mitigation Features:

Roof Covering

Roof Geometry

Roof Deck Attachment

  • • Impact resistant glass or Protection systems on windows and doors
  • • Methods that add more support to the roof structure. i.e. clips/straps
  • • Nails with close spacing, instead of staples, that were used to install the roof deck
  • • Roof coverings that are up to code

Wall Construction Type

  • • Toe Nails
  • • Clips
  • • Single Wraps
  • • Double Wraps

Water Resistance (Secondary Water Barrier)