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Category: Building Cracks

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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NHBC Guide to Cracking in New Build Homes

NHBC on shrinkage and Cracking in New homes The National House Building Council (NHBC) is the leading organization that sets standards and provides warranties for new homes in the uk , therecare many others , but most adopt the NHBC standards . The NHBC defines cracking in new build homes […]

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Are cracks in new build concrete floors normal?

Cracks in the concrete floors of new build homes are a relatively common occurrence, often raising concerns among homeowners. The National House Building Council (NHBC) in their technical standards, however, provides reassurance, confirming that such cracks are usually not serious and are very unlikely to affect the stability of the […]

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What is Shrinkage?

Here at New Build Inspections, we’ve seen everything snag related, whether that be doors not closing properly, to concerns of safety within a building. In this blog, we want to discuss what is shrinkage, including the difference between shrinkage and the settlement period, what the builders will have to do […]

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