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House builders and developers

Registration, warranty, building control, standards, quality, MMC, training

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Affordable Housing

Risk management and asset protection for affordable rent and shared ownership homes

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Investors and operators

Build to Rent

Flexible structural defects warranty and insurance for Build to Rent

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Building confidence in new home construction quality

Warranty and insurance

See the schemes we cover and what's included

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Technical guidance

NHBC Standards, building regulations and support

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Quality services

Consultancy, analysis and training on build quality

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Protection for homeowners

Buildmark is your new home warranty and insurance policy. Cover starts from exchange of contracts and includes protection for your deposit, a builder warranty backed by NHBC guarantee and resolution service, and insurance against major defects.

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Our work in numbers

of new homes built in the UK covered by Buildmark
new homes currently protected by Buildmark
inspections of new homes under construction each year

Latest NHBC News


On trend colours for 2022

Pantone, the colour experts, have launched their colours for Spring/Summer 2022. Make sure your house is on trend as we move into 2022.

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NHBC Standards

NHBC Standards 2022 now live

NHBC Standards have been launched for any house whose foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2022.

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Reducing condensation

The mix of cold weather, extra people and cooking can add to unwanted condensation in your home. Get our tips for reducing condensation at Christmas.

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Awards & Events

Building for tomorrow 2022

Tickets have just been launched for the UK’s number one event for house-building professionals, Building for tomorrow which is organised by NHBC.

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Building for tomorrow 2022

Building for tomorrow is our annual technical conference series, a must-attend event for anyone involved in the construction of new homes.

Choose your preferred location and book your tickets now to secure your place(s).

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Climate change – we are taking action

We are committed to supporting the Government’s ambition to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. With a proven track record of supporting house builders and developers on sustainability and environmental matters, we are ready to help the industry make the requirements of the Future Homes Standard technically and commercially viable. We are also working to deliver positive and lasting change within our own operations.

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Our numbers annually

Training days delivered to industry professionals
Building Control residential and commercial projects
Site Managers recognised by Pride in the Job Award

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