Why Choose HomeSnag?
It is our mission to push new-build houses to the highest standard.
We are a snagging company valuing "quality not quantity" 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 snaggers are employed full time and snag houses and apartments professionally for a living.
We are highly experience and qualified building surveyors, with applied qualifications in building thermography and domestic energy assessment. This is important because some snagging companies try to copy what we do and yet are not qualified to do so.
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.
"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"
Most problems with new-build homes are cosmetic and easily fixed. For that reason, a traditional survey is likely to be a little excessive - and this is where snagging surveys come in... We recommend hiring a professional surveyor to conduct your snagging survey"
Nearly 300 families a week are being forced to move into shoddy newly-built homes that have not been finished as builders cut corners to meet targets