On a new build snagging survey we don't just raise issues for aesthetic improvement, we often raise fundamental issues that have been missed. Two examples from this past week include a chimney / gable wall not built plumb and window ledges not installed level.
Whilst it may cause no immediate concern, such issues could go missed until too late until a survey in the future raises it; leaving you to foot the bill rather than the developer making it right within their warranty. As a rule of thumb, the cost of a snagging inspection could save you money in the future!...
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HomeSnag inspectors are experts at inspecting new-build houses. This blog shares real examples and publications to demonstrate the importance of getting your home snagged.
"I always insist that there is specific provision for snagging," says Thomas Moran, partner at law firm Speechly Bircham. "Reputable developers do this anyway, but there are all sorts in the market, some big, some small, so you need a contractual promise than within, say, a year they will come back to remedy any minor defects in the finishing."
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