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Solve Your Waterlogged Garden Woes with Proven Solutions!

Are you a new build homeowner in the UK grappling with a waterlogged garden or lawn? You’re not alone! Many face this common issue, which can turn your dream garden into a muddy nightmare. But fear not, we have gathered effective strategies and real-world advice to help you turn things […]

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Pre-Completion (PCI) vs. Standard Snagging Inspections: What are the Differences?

If you’re in the process of finalising the purchase of your new home, grasping the differences between various home inspections is pivotal. This blog post aims to demystify the differences between Pre-Completion Inspections (PCI) and traditional snagging inspections, spotlighting the value of PCI inspections within the framework of the New […]

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What is ownnew www.ownnew.co.uk and how can it help new build buyers ?

Introduction to www.ownnew.co.uk Overview of www.ownnew.co.uk For new build home buyers in the UK, it is essential to have access to reliable resources and tools to help you navigate the complex process of purchasing a new build property. One such resource that you can turn to is www.ownnew.co.uk, an industry […]

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The House Builders Federation ( HBF) and Their Star Rating System

What does it all mean for new home buyers. Who is the House Builders Federation (HBF)? The HBF is the voice of the house building industry in England and Wales, representing private sector builders responsible for roughly 80% of new homes built each year. Founded in 1939, they advocate for […]

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New build homes : fire safety explained, from a home buyers perspective.

Fire Safety in Residential Buildings: NHBC Standards and Building Regulation. This blog looks at the regulations and requirements for safe escape routes in residential buildings, focusing on NHBC (National House-Building Council) standards and Building Regulations.  It’s just the basics , there is a lot more detail if anyone wants to.comment […]

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End of 2 Year Warranty Snagging Surveys

When purchasing a new build home, the excitement and anticipation often overshadow the practical considerations that come with property ownership. Among these considerations, the builder’s warranty period holds particular significance. Typically lasting for two years, this warranty is designed to protect homeowners against defects in their new property. However, as […]

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Common Snagging Defects with New Build Houses: Insights from LABC Warranty Data

When contemplating the purchase of a new build home, it’s essential for homeowners to be well-informed about potential issues that could arise. The latest data from LABC Warranty offers a revealing glimpse into the most frequently reported problems that escalated to their Dispute Resolution Service. This article, drawing from LABC […]

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New Build Inspections Partners with Snagging Directory

At New Build Inspections, our commitment to providing comprehensive and reliable inspections for new homes is at the heart of everything we do. In our continuous quest to enhance our services and reach more homeowners, we are excited to announce our partnership with Snagging Directory, the UK’s premier online platform […]

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HOA Calls for Stronger Consumer Protections in New Home Purchases

In recent times, the plight of new home buyers in the UK has come under sharp scrutiny, with homeowners often finding themselves at the receiving end of inadequate consumer protection laws. The HomeOwners Association (HOA) is spearheading a campaign to bring about crucial reforms, highlighting the grim reality faced by […]

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Latency in Concrete Floors

Concrete floors are fundamental to the structural integrity and aesthetic appeal of modern construction, offering unparalleled durability and strength. However, they are not without their challenges, notably the issue of latency—a condition that can significantly compromise both the appearance and functionality of new build homes. Our latest knowledgebase article delves […]

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