If you are planning to do any construction, alterations, additions or repairs in the counties listed below, you are strongly advised to contact your insurance agent about the Windstorm Inspection Program in order to obtain or maintain windstorm and hail insurance through TWIA or your Insurance Provider.
Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Galveston, Jefferson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Willacy, or in the follwoing cities east of State Highway 146 in Harris County: La Porte, Morgan's Point, Pasadena, Seabrook, or Shore Acres.
While not required for all construction, the following projects typically require an inspection for windstorm insurance purposes:
Windstorm insurance inspections under this program must be made by either a Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) inspector or an engineer who has been appointed by the Commissioner of Insurance.
Important: TDI inspectors are unable to inspect a property after construction is completed. Therefore, all inspections must be made during the construction phase.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please visit the TDI website at: www.tdi.texas.gov/wind or call Windstorm Inspections Program: 1-800-248-6032.
Repairs After a Storm
When an Inspection is NOT Required
Repairing Windows and Doors After a Storm
Repairing a Roof After a Storm
Repairing Garage Doors After a Storm
Repairing Exterior Siding After a Storm
How to Spot a Contractor Scam
Texas Windstorm Insurance Association
Texas Department of Insurance
NOAA - National Hurricane Center
Texas Fair Plan Association
Office of Public Insurance Counsel
TDI Hurricane Resource Page
TDI Coastal Resource Page
Alternative Eligibility Program FAQ