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5 common problems you should check in your loft during snagging

Soil stack pipe venting to loft leaves disgusting mark on loft wall

If your new home is covered by an NHBC warranty then you will be familiar with the two-year snagging period which begins when you move in. We’re all pretty good at reporting the issues we see in our living areas and gardens – but how many of us are looking in the loft with the same critical eye?

Here’s a handy list of the things you really need to look out for. It doesn’t take much effort but could save you from serious problems in years to come. Once your two years is up then most of these issues are no longer covered. For the complete legal documentation of what is covered by your NHBC Warranty and what is not, see your relevant NHBC Buildmark policy booklet here.

So borrow or buy a step ladder, grab a torch and take 5 minutes to spot these usual suspects:

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