Wind Mitigation Inspection
A wind mitigation inspection is done for clients wishing to lower homeowner’s insurance costs.
The insurance company wants to assess the level of hurricane preparedness of the home.
The inspection report strictly follows the Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form that is required by the State of Florida.
Mr. Presto will pull historical building permits and documents in order to determine what building code the home was constructed under.
He will also inspect the roof covering, roof deck attachment, roof-to-wall connection (hurricane straps), roof geometry, secondary water resistance (SWR), and exterior opening protection (shutters, impact glass, etc).
Within 24 hours after the inspection, a detailed electronic report with supporting documentation and photos is generated and emailed to the client, as well as the insurance agent.
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Your home is the most important asset you will ever own.
A four-point inspection is usually done at the request of a homeowner’s insurance provider or a mortgage refinance company. The four-point inspection covers the four major systems of a home.
A wind mitigation inspection is done for clients wishing to lower homeowner’s insurance costs. The insurance company wants to assess the level of hurricane preparedness of the home.
What makes me better than the rest?
Many people who work in the construction and inspection field are very knowledgeable about their craft, but they are lacking as communicators and educators.
Ever talk to a contractor? How about a building inspector?
Most likely you were confused by the complex technical jargon, and you may have been made to feel a bit inferior.
How can you feel good about purchasing a home if you don’t feel like you’re making an informed decision?
How can you make an informed decision if you don’t understand the information given to you?