The NHBC cover is explained below:

  • For the first two years the builder is responsible for any damage caused by the builder’s failure to meet the NHBC’s standards of construction.
  • For the next 8 years the cover is mainly in respect of structural work.

Hudson Hirsel LLP follow the Consumer Code for House Builders which is monitored by NHBC.

Your solicitor will forward you copies of all relevant documentation relating to your NHBC cover, known as the Buildmark Policy. If you have any queries relating to NHBC, they can be contacted directly on 0800 035 6422 or via their website.

Please note that from the date of handover all insurances for your new home are your responsibility.