External Snagging Inspection
Our snagging inspection starts outside, and your surveyor will check areas out of sight such as the roof and subsoil.
We check build is adhering to building regs and NHBC (etc) tolerances
Internal Snagging Inspection
During the internal inspection we will check all accessible areas including your loft. The issues we'll raise will be in order of appearance (room by room) and range from joinery issues to leaks.
Thermographic & Borescope
HomeSnag are experts trained in thermal heat loss and we use thermal cameras to check for draughts and heating issues. We also use a camera to check for cavity wall insulation voids
Depending upon the size of the property, the inspection can last between 3-6 hours. On average it takes 2-3 hours for an apartment and 5 hours for a house. We also guarantee the report within 48 hours which is emailed directly by the snagging inspector that carried out the work. Unlike other companies, we do not dictate a report which is typed up by a 3rd party.
The area we cover includes from Reading to Exeter: including Southampton. Poole, Plymouth, Basingstoke, Slough, Salisbury, Bristol, Gloucester. Taunton and surronding areas.
Our 'snagger' will arrive between 8-10am and survey every part of your property including:
Once you have decided to book a snagging inspection with us, you can easily book over the phone or online via our interactive diary. One option that will be prompted is whether you'd like our snagger to check your cavity wall for voids in insulation and for him to inspect for heat loss with a thermal camera.
Voids in heat loss are common in houses that are traditional build. This means that there is block and brick construction, and insulation is pumped in the cavity to prevent air flow.
We do not recommend carrying out this inspection on houses that are fully rendered, or timber framed houses. If you are unsure, you can tick the box that requests more information on the day and we can talk you through it. Note that this is also not something we carry out on apartments due to the method of construction.
Alongside the borescope inspection, we also use the thermal camera to spot issues with the heating system and draughts. The cost of the inspection is a surplus of just £45 due to the extra time taken.
"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"
all independently collected and verified
Our inspectors cover the South West of England including:
Snagging company Bath & Bristol
Snagging company Southampton
Snagging Company Portsmouth
Snagging company Bournemouth
Snagging company Poole
Snagging company Basingstoke
Snagging Company Reading
Snagging Company Exmouth
Snagging Company Exeter
Snagging Company Taunton
Snagging Company Swindon
Snagging Company Gloucester
Snagging Company Cheltenham
Snagging Company Oxford
Snagging Company Worthing etc
Please note that due to the excessive distance for our inspector, we cannot offer our service to properties in Cornwall