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 inexperienced building trades on their books, HomeSnag inspectors are employed full time and snag houses and apartments professionally for a living. Our snaggers are highly experience and qualified.
Importantly, we also use specialist tools to identify issues which is unique compared to other snagging companies who will simply walk around to spot issues.
Our surveyors are all trained in building thermography and are experts in heat loss, using borescope cameras alongside thermal cameras to identify shortfalls with the cavity wall insulation, loft insulation and draughts.
HomeSnag are a member of BRSIA, ensuring we are up to date with current building regulations, and likewise our inspectors hold RICS accredited qualifications. We are also insured extensively to cover any accidents and all our inspectors are CSCS card members meaning we can access the property before completion.
We cover the whole of England and Wales with our surveyors 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.
Be aware of pop-up / 1 man band new companies that under-charge and over-promise their service because you do get what you pay for!
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.
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, such as the thermal images and aerial pictures of the roof.
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.
Our office opening hours are Mon-Fri 9am-7pm
"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"