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5580 63rd Way N. St. Petersburg, Fl. 33709
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Wind Mitigation Inspection
Free with every new roof!
 Dunn Contracting preforms wind mitigation inspections for St. Petersburg and Pinellas County Fl. Dunn Contracting will inspect, verify and report your home’s construction features on standardized forms for you to submit to your insurance company. Stop over paying on your homeowner’s insurance. Call us today and find out how much you can save.

 Why do you need a wind mitigation inspection or upgrades? The question is a good one, and the answer is simple: you should protect your home and save money. If you live in the in an area that requires windstorm insurance, you are all too aware of the outrageous insurance premiums we must all pay just to live in our own homes.

 Wind Mitigation Inspections look for construction features that have been shown to reduce losses in hurricanes. Roof Geometry (hip roof vs. non-hip designs), Building Code the house was built to, Age of the roof covering (shingles, tiles, metal etc.),  the nailing attachment pattern of the roof decking, presence of clips or hurricane straps, secondary water resistance barrier, hurricane shutters/opening protection.
 Click "Calculate Your Savings" to determine what level of savings you may be eligible for.

 The State Florida REQUIRES Insurance Companies to offer REDUCED RATES for certain Wind Mitigation features.

  We will document the Wind Mitigation features present in your home and produce a WIND MITIGATION CERTIFICATE for you to use in order to receive your wind mitigation credits on your Wind Insurance policy. The Wind Mitigation Inspection must be performed by Certified Wind Mitigation Inspectors.

  Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form (OIR-B1-1802) - this form was developed by the Office of Insurance Regulation and must be completed and signed by a Qualified Inspector.

Qualified Inspectors:
1. Home inspector licensed under Section 468.8314, Florida Statutes who has completed the statutory number of hours of hurricane mitigation training approved by the Construction Industry Licensing Board and completion of a proficiency exam.
2. Building code inspector certified under Section 468.607, Florida Statutes.
3. General, building or residential contractor licensed under Section 489.111, Florida Statutes.
4. Professional engineer licensed under Section 471.015, Florida Statutes.
5. Professional architect licensed under Section 481.213, Florida Statutes.
6. Any other individual or entity recognized by the insurer as possessing the necessary qualifications to properly complete a uniform mitigation verification form pursuant to Section 627.711(2), Florida Statutes.

What Dunn Contracting inspects. Uniform Mitigation Verification Inspection Form (OIR-B1-1802) - this form was developed by the Office of Insurance Regulation and must be completed and signed by a Qualified Inspector.

 1. Verification of the FL building code that the structure was designed and built to (1994 South FL Building Code or the 2001 Florida Building Code or better will benefit)
  2. Verification and inspection of the predominant roof covering installed (1994 South FL Building Code or the 2001 Florida Building Code or better will benefit)
  3. Inspection of the roof deck attachment including the size & spacing of nails/screws/adhesives that can certify an uplift of a) 55 psf, b) 103 psf, or c) 182 psf or better (103 psf, 182 psf or stronger will benefit)
  5. Inspection of the roof to wall connection on EVERY rafter/truss of a) toe nails, b) clips, c) single wraps,d) double wraps, or e) structural connection (anything better than toe nails will benefit)
  6. Determination of the roof geometry – a) Hip Roof, b) Non-Hip Roof, or c) Flat Roof (a Hip Roof with less than 10% of any other roof shape and less than 100 sq ft of flat area will benefit).
  7. On a gable roof, the inspection of any gable end bracing that meets the 2001 FL building code or stronger will benefit (currently this credit is not being given by many insurance companies).
  8. Verification of the wall construction type – a) wood frame, b) un-reinforced masonry, c) reinforced masonry, or d) poured concrete (reinforced masonry or poured concrete equaling 70% or more of the wall construction will benefit although each company views this differently).
 9. The inspection and verification of any Secondary Water Resistance applied to protect the dwelling from water intrusion (currently only a self-adhering polymer modified bitumen “peel and stick” or a foam adhesive barrier applied to every seam on the roof deck and applied to each side of every rafter or truss will benefit).
 10. Verification and inspection of wind borne debris protection on every exterior opening – including the windows, doors, garage doors, & skylights (Impact Resistant coverings that meet the FL Building Code or Miami-Dade approval will benefit the most. Non Miami-Dade or Non FL Building Code shutters along with plywood or OSB coverings depending on how strong and how it is installed may receive a discount).
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