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When Should I Get A Wind Mitigation Inspection?

When Should I Get A Wind Mitigation Inspection? When Should I Get A Wind Mitigation Inspection?

Almost everyone needs a 4-point home inspection, but there are other types of professional home inspections that cover areas not included in the 4-point and address specialized areas of risk. Prominent among specialized home inspections is the wind mitigation inspection. As Florida is a very windy state, this is a very commonly ordered inspection type […]

5 Desirable Features For Your Next Pro Home Inspection

5 Desirable Features For Your Next Pro Home Inspection 5 Desirable Features For Your Next Pro Home Inspection

There are many good reasons to order a professional home inspection done in the state of Florida. For example, you may be getting ready to buy a house, list your home, make some safety upgrades, or just try to score lower home insurance rates. But how do you go about selecting the best home inspection […]

Top 6 Wind Mitigation Improvements For Your Florida Home

Top 6 Wind Mitigation Improvements For Your Florida Home Top 6 Wind Mitigation Improvements For Your Florida Home

In Florida, homeowners insurance companies are actually required by state law to offer significant discounts to policyholders who earn wind mitigation credits.  Wind mitigation is defined as efforts to upgrade a structure so as to prevent or reduce the damage potentially caused by severe winds. Credits for wind mitigation are like “points” that add up […]

Head Regrets Off At The Pass With A Home Inspection

Head Regrets Off At The Pass With A Home Inspection Head Regrets Off At The Pass With A Home Inspection

When it comes to buying a new home, or simply saving as much as possible on homeowner’s insurance, there are few things that can help you avoid unnecessary mistakes, surprises, or regrets like having a professional home inspection done. There are a number of important ways that home inspections can alert you to existing problems […]

How Wind Speeds Affect The Risk Of Home Damage

How Wind Speeds Affect The Risk Of Home Damage How Wind Speeds Affect The Risk Of Home Damage

In Florida, windy weather seems never far away. But did you know that there are specific risk levels based on wind speeds? Each of these levels involves a certain amount of risk of property damage and/or personal injury to homeowners and their homes. Understanding wind-speed based risks can be helpful if it motivates you to […]

How High Winds Can Damage Your Florida Home

How High Winds Can Damage Your Florida Home How High Winds Can Damage Your Florida Home

While Florida is more well known as The Sunshine State, it is also a very windy state. Floridians see more hurricanes, tropical storms, tornados, and high-wind, severe thunderstorms than most other US states. That’s why wind mitigation techniques and wind mitigation inspections are so important in Florida. In fact, state law even requires that homeowners […]

To Get Your Home Insured, You Need A 4 Point Inspection

To Get Your Home Insured, You Need A 4 Point Inspection To Get Your Home Insured, You Need A 4 Point Inspection

Anyone who has become a homeowner in Florida probably knows that a 4 point inspection is almost always needed to qualify for a homeowner’s insurance policy. And anyone looking to be a first-time homeowner in our state is soon to find that fact out. It’s not a state law or anything, but 4 point home […]