Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners

The UK's leading independent new home warranty and insurance provider

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Policyholders

Homeowners

Your cover, how to make a claim, duplicate documents, check our builder register

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House-building professionals

House builders and developers

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

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Registered Providers

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

70-80%
of new homes built in the UK covered by Buildmark
1.5m
new homes currently protected by Buildmark
1m+
inspections of new homes under construction each year

Pride in the Job 2021

Judging for the 2021 competition began on 1 July 2020, Regional awards have now begun and we will continue to announce the winners weekly. Check out the winners and read all other information about the competition.

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Latest NHBC News

Technology Assisted Inspection app

Focus on NHBC’s TAI app

We spoke to with Building Inspector Luke Gibbons on how he has found the Technology Assisted Inspection app so far

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NHBC Foundation

CIBSE launch new guidance

CIBSE launches design guidance for heat pumps in high density housing.

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NHBC Foundation

New NHBC Foundation report

New NHBC Foundation report gives housebuilders essential direction on electric vehicle charging.

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NHBC Accepts

Spotlight on NHBC Accepts: BokLok

We spoke with Noel Sheehan, BokLok Housing Director, about how the NHBC Accepts scheme supports his business.

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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

17,000
Training days delivered to industry professionals
4,000
Building Control residential and commercial projects
450
Site Managers recognised by Pride in the Job Award

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