About NHBC

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What does 'NHBC registered builder' mean?

20. Discussion of plans in front of apartment block Only builders and developers who can demonstrate financial security and technical competence are registered with NHBC.

NHBC carries out commercial and technical assessments of all applicant builders and developers before offering 'registered' status.

All registered builders agree to comply with NHBC Rules and build homes to NHBC Standards of construction.

Around 80% of new homes built in the UK are registered for our Buildmark warranty and insurance cover each year. Around 1.6 million homeowners currently benefit from Buildmark.

What are NHBC Standards and who sets them?

How does NHBC check that your builder complies with NHBC Standards?