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Defective ( bouncy ) floors NHBC offers new guidance Jan 2023

Following several enquiries and a meeting held between floor joist manufacturers and NHBC Standards, Innovation and Research in January 2023, it is necessary for us to advise as follows:  For existing plots where foundations were concreted prior to 1 January 2023, previous NHBC standards apply, and the new Guidance does not need to […]

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Snagging Inspectors

The role of a snagging inspector is to identify the defects . Poor workmanship and where builder has failed to meet the warranty standards and builder regulations A snagging inspector will typically be qualified to a minimum NVQ level 3 standard and have a minimum of 5 years construction experience […]

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Is your new build warranty fit for purpose?

Martyn Maxwell Managing Director of snagging inspection company,  New Build Inspections  advises that the NHBC, once seen by new home buyers as “the arbiter of quality” in the new build sector is no longer the organisation that it used to be. Evidence from New build inspections own client base suggests […]

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HBF / NHBC New Build Survey Results

Homeowners reveal what they wish they’d known before buying Over 7000 buyers who bought a new build in the last 3 years recently revealed their regrets. Property management, parking and gardens top the list of things they wish they had thought about before buying their home. Those surveyed also voted […]

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