Lightning occurs with every thunderstorm and on average, Florida sees around 70-100 days a year with at least one thunderstorm in the state. Because of Florida’s vulnerability to thunderstorms and lightning strikes, lightning is one of the most deadly and destructive weather hazards in the state. Lighting damage can be costly and deadly.
There are an estimated 25 million lightning flashes each year. In an average year, Florida sees around 1.4 million of these lightning strikes. This makes Florida the “Lightning Capital of the the World” According to Florida Disaster division of Emergency Management. VW Gould Agency works with some of the top Florida Homeowners insurance companies and can make sure that you and your family’s home are secure.
An estimated 307,000 lightning insurance claims are filed each year in the United States. This is about 1 insurance claim for every 57 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes. Lightning is known to cause about $400,000,000 in damages each year in the United States. Its a good idea to make sure your house is insured and this type of insurance is on your policy.
For Florida lightning protection with your home owners Insurance look no further than VW Gould Agency to help you find the right insurance policy to protect your home from the peril of lightning damage.