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Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners

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

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Homeowners

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

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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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Build to Rent

Flexible structural defects warranty and insurance for Build to Rent

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Building confidence in new home construction quality

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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

Latest NHBC News

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New home registrations up 25% in first quarter

New data released today by NHBC shows that UK new home registrations increased by 25% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year.

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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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Homeowner

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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Scotswood Training Hub

Planning approval submitted for Scotswood Training Hub to support more than 100 bricklaying apprentices per year.

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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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