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A guide to structural warranty insurance for new build homes

Build-Zone has released a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on structural warranty insurance for new home warranties.


As a leading structural warranty provider, we provide insurance for all types of developments, from single private dwellings to large-scale residential, mixed-use and commercial schemes. Our Build-Zone New Home Warranty is approved by the majority of UK lenders and is recognised industry-wide.


Structural Warranty New Build Homes
Structural Warranty New Build Homes

Build-Zone A-rated insurers

Build-Zone only uses secure, A-rated insurers, providing much-needed peace of mind in a market that over the last few years has seen a number of unrated insurers go into liquidation, leaving policyholders without cover. This, in turn, has left them without a valid structural warranty, breaching their mortgage terms. Our range of structural warranties are effective for 10 to 12 years from the date of practical completion.


In this ebook, the company details what is covered under a New Home Warranty, the period of cover, the defects insurance period and the structural insurance period, along with special conditions and exclusions.


It also looks at the Build-Zone Code of Conduct for Home Builders, which was been set up to ensure the interests of homeowners are protected before, during and after the purchase of their new home.


In addition, there is information on what happens if a homeowner has to make a claim and the process for dealing with any issues or complaints.


Download the Build-Zone guide to structural warranty insurance for new build homes



Example of New Home Warranty features:

  1. We don’t charge you Membership or Registration Fees

  2. We are Associate Members of UK Finance (formerly CML) and are often engaged with them to improve their knowledge base for their members.

  3. We can consider covering or advising on part-complete or completed projects

  4. Leading nationwide Technical Auditing, Surveyor and Building Professional services.

It’s never been easier for customers to get a quote, enquire through our interactive online forms or call one of our experienced team to discuss your Project’s warranty.

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Based in Sevenoaks, Kent and founded in 1990, Sennocke International Insurance Services was acquired by Aston Lark earlier this year and incorporates two specialist and well-known brands – Self-Build Zone, the market leader in self-build insurance, and Build-Zone, which has one of the largest capacities for structural warranties/latent defects insurance in the market.

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