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Snagging Inspections in Lewes

Snagging inspections are used to identify any defects or unfinished work on new build residential properties. With the increasing push to build new homes, developers and builders are under more and more pressure to complete housing developments as quickly as possible. This has unfortunately led to new build homes suffering from issues and parts of the builds on occasions being unfinished.

This is where a snagging survey comes in. It inspects all areas of your property, usually prior to you moving in. An inspection will identify any minor or major defects, from structural concerns to small decorative issues. A comprehensive survey will allow you to present a report to the builder of developer and have these issues resolved. When making a significant investment like buying a home, conducting a snagging survey is a crucial step in the process.

Snagging Inspections Lewes

Southdown Surveyors - Leading Snagging Experts

Southdown Surveyors are a team of RICS accredited chartered surveyors. We work across Lewes and the surrounding area of East Sussex. Highly experienced in building surveys and snagging inspections, our surveyors regularly inspect new build properties to identify defects that range from costly subsidence to easily fixed leaking taps.

Snagging Inspection FAQs

When Should I have a Snagging Survey Carried Out?

Ideally a snagging survey is most effective when carried out prior to moving in your property. It allows a negotiation with the builders / developers and gives them time to resolve any issues prior to your moving date. The survey can however be undertaken within 2 years of your warranty date - always check this time frame with your developer as terms can vary.

What is Assessed?

Our snagging surveys comprehensively examine every aspect of your property, both its interior and exterior. Our surveyors evaluate a variety of minor and major faults during the inspection process, including:

  • Build quality
  • Brickwork
  • Loft space
  • Plastering, paintwork and tiling
  • Levelling of ceilings, walls and floors
  • Groundworks
  • Standard of finishing in general
  • Guttering and roofing
  • Doors and windows

Your Snagging Inspection Report

Part of our service includes a thorough snagging report. This will be generated and provided to you within 5 days of the inspection. Outlined within this report will be a range of technical information regarding the construction of your property. If required, our report can also be sent to your builder or developer. Our service doesn't stop there and our surveyors will be available to run through the report and clarify any aspects which you require further information on.

For further information on snagging surveys you can check out our full frequently asked questions.

Snagging Costs

To book in your snagging survey, or for a FREE quote, contact our team today. You can reach us using the online form above or by calling our offices on 01323 739183.

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