Why choose HomeSnag?
HomeSnag are an independent professional snagging company valuing a "quality not quantity" business approach and we want to keep things that way. We do not outsource our inspections to third parties: Whilst other snagging companies sub-out the work to building professionals on their books, HomeSnag inspectors work exclusively for the company and are qualified, experienced and extensively trained to provide a consistent high level of inspection.
HomeSnag are a member of BRSIA, ensuring we are up to date with current building regulations, and likewise our inspectors regularly attend RICS conferences and seminars.
We cover the whole of the UK with our teams based in the North and South of the country.
Regardless of the size of your property, our snagging survey averagely takes between 4-7 hours. whereas some other snagging companies take half this time as their reports are very basic and ambiguous.
We guarantee the most comprehensive snagging survey in the UK, and as well as a comprehensive inspection on external and internal areas we also conduct:
* Thermal & Borescope tests is a £45 optional extra on houses only
Alongside your snag list you will also get an Overview Report which will demonstrate for your reassurance everything inspected regardless if there wasn't an issue
If you have chosen an independent solicitor, they should also be recommending you instruct a professional snagging company before you proceed with completion. We can liaise directly with your solicitors to advise a suitable retainer to withhold (i.e. based upon how much we believe it will cost to rectify) along with the timescale. In some circumstances we advise for the completion to be delayed based on snags found.
Our snagging survey report tags the trades required to rectify the work, which helps your builder action the list quickly. With our report, your site manager will be able to identify the issue and instruct trades around without stepping out of the site office. Should they have any queries about any snags on the report, they will have our snagging inspectors contact information to clarify anything.
We believe we are the market leading and best value snagging company available - but so you don't just take your word for it, HomeSnag are the only snagging company to have reviews verified by a third party company.
By booking your inspection through us you will be also contributing towards the charity Shelter - a UK charity helping millions of people every year struggling with homelessness.
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"Snagging - the very name is enough to put you off. No one likes having to deal with problems or hitches. But for anyone who buys a newly built or converted property, the S-word can be crucial. Do it right and you could save yourself thousands of pounds. Do it wrong and you could end up with a problem property"