5 Steps To Snagging Your Irresistible Rooms

How to snag your Rooms


Embarking on the journey of snagging your new build home is an exciting yet crucial step. In this guide, we’ll explore the art of snagging, offering practical tips, personal experiences, and valuable advice to ensure every corner of your new build home is flawless.

1. Why Snagging Matters: Unveiling the Essentials

In this section, we’ll discuss the significance of snagging, providing an overview of what it entails and why it’s crucial for your new build experience

2. Tips for Effortless Inspecting?

Discover simple yet effective tips that make snagging your new home an easy and enjoyable process. From using a camera to a snagging app, we’ve got you covered.

💡🔎Pro tip when ever you check a room stand 2m back in natural light to check walls for imperfections once you are happy close the door when the room is completed!👌

check out the video below


3. The Checklist: Navigating Specific Areas

Below we have made a essential list for checking your Home issues home. From bedrooms to living rooms, we’ve outlined it all.🏠

1. Snagging Your Bedroom: A Personal Expedition

1.1 Your Bedroom

Lets start with the most important room in your Home other than your kitchen

1.2 Snagging Tip: Capture the Details

Using a camera enhances your snagging process, ensuring no detail goes unnoticed.

1.3 Specific Areas to Check: Joinery and Decor

Explore the nuances of bedroom joinery and decor, ensuring doors and paintwork meet your expectations.Doors should close properly and have even margins

1.4 Customer Experience: Navigating Snagging Realities

Date: September 2023
Jane, a new homeowner, discovered a scratch on her bedroom door during her families moving in period . Documenting it with her camera, she logged the issue immediately. Persistence paid off as the builder resolved the matter within two weeks, highlighting the importance of timely snagging.

2. Living Room Bliss: Snagging Simplified

2.1 Living Room Snagging

Living room checking is similar to bedrooms always check socket are working and window openings are operational

2.2 Tip for Easy Snagging: Utilizing Apps

Explore the benefits of snagging apps, making the process smoother and more efficient

2.3 Key Areas to Examine: Fixtures and Fittings

check for scratches and damages.

2.4 Customer Insight: Navigating Living Room

Date: August
John, a new homeowner, encountered a minor electrical issue in the living room during snagging. By promptly logging the issue, he ensured it was resolved before moving in, emphasizing the importance of thorough inspections.

🔎💡👌Pro tip there should be 4 socket outlets in a living room😊

3. Dining Room Elegance:

3.1 Dining Room Overview

Before your hosting dinner parties and Christmas dinners you need to check your living for imperfections

3.2 Snagging Tip: Small Level Magic

Learn how a small level can be your secret weapon in ensuring perfection on your window boards

3.3 Detailed Inspection: Plumbing and Electrical

Radiators not plumb with tails hanging underneath create an eyesore, Sockets should be level and free from paint and damage!!

📖read through the NHBC guidance on surface finishes 📖

3.4 Warranty and Social Media: Powerful Tools for Resolution

In case of unresolved issues, leverage your warranty provider or share your concerns on social media to prompt action. The New Home Ombudsman can also assist in escalated matters.

The developer will want a positive review on the HBF recommendation form with holding this can help leverage you case in resolving outstanding issues

4. Office Nirvana: For Productivity

4.1 The Office: A Necessity

Understand why checking your home office is essential for a productive work environment.

4.2 Trade Spec Insights

Gain insights into your builder’s trade specifications, ensuring your office meets professional standards.The trade spec lists the parameters that the contractor should be working to ie coats of paint & what materials to use

4.3 Precision Check: Electrical Perfection

Explore the details of your office’s electrical components, guaranteeing a seamless work atmosphere.

4.4 Persistence Pays Off: Resolving Outstanding Snags

Remember, your developer’s nine-week survey review heavily influences their business. Persistently pursue issue resolution to ensure no outstanding snags on customer recommendation forms.

5. Building Standards and Warranties: Your Assurance

5.1 The Foundation: Building Standards

Learn about building standards, and discover the role they play in ensuring the quality of your new build home,Also contact your warranty providers similar to NHBC or LABC

5.2 Warranty Wisdom: Safeguarding Your Investment

Explore the world of warranties, understanding how they protect your home for years to come.

Conclusion: Perfecting Your New Build Home Journey

In conclusion, snags is your key to unlocking the full potential of your new build home. Armed with these tips, personal insights, and a handy checklist, you’re ready to transform your living spaces into a haven of perfection.

Note: Ensure to document your New home journey with photos and communicate any concerns promptly to your builder for swift resolution using apps will help with logging issues

Poor Latch fitting on the Door Frame

Correct Door fittings

Damaged door latch
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