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How much do hurricane clips save on insurance?

The simple addition of third nail into hurricane clips can help homeowners save 25-30% on their home insurance premium and provide added security to protect your home if disaster strikes. Moreover, your entire home will get extra uplift protection from high winds. Our service is efficient, reliable, and professional.

Can I install hurricane clips myself?

These clips work by further strengthening the bond between the roof and the walls of your house so the roof does not blow away in a hurricane. They are relatively inexpensive and if you want to install them by yourself, then they just require a little bit of care and attention.

How much does it cost to install hurricane clips?

Tie down hardware, also known as hurricane clips, can be installed for under $10. A house sized 40′ x 30′ requires approximately 42 pieces, so providing added assurance with tie down hardware would cost between $200 and $400.

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Are hurricane clips required in Florida?

Florida homes built after 2001 are required to have hurricane clips. These are steel connectors that attach your roof to your wall structure. These are designed to withstand hurricane winds that hit your walls and put upward pressure on the overhang of your roof.

How many roof straps do I need?

If straps are used, these should be no more than 2m apart for dwellings up to 3 storeys and no more than 1.25m apart for dwellings over 3 storeys. Straps should also be in line on each side of the walls and fixed across at least three rafters. 2.

Are hurricane ties required?

All new buildings are required to have hurricane ties installed. While not required on older structures, owners of existing buildings would be wise to invest in the installation of hurricane ties and straps. Costs are minimal and these retrofitted items can make a difference during the next hurricane or wind event.