Wind Mitigations

Good Afternoon!

Question concerning a wind mitigation & hurricane protection…

If the door from the garage going into the house is wind rated,

does that mean that the main garage door does not have to be hurricane rated?

An insurance agent has told us this…

Don Viehman
All American Home Inspections


NO, openings for wind mitigation inspections only address the exterior openings. Your insurance agent is incorrect. If your overhead garage door has windows in it, there will be no credit unless impact rated or protected with an approved protection device.