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Here at Certified Snagging, we’re a specialist inspection and surveyor company that are able to carry out our services up and down the UK.

We are proud to of been recently voted the Best Home Snagging Survey List in the United Kingdom when up against all NHBC snagging companies.

We can also offer a wide variety of snagging report services in Gainsborough whether that be from new build snagging reports to commercial building snagging reports.

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Our experts have over a decade of experience in the industry and have provided excellent support to hundreds of clients.

Our excellent customer support makes the process of acquiring and carrying out certified snagging services a breeze.

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What Is a Snagging Survey?

A Gainsborough snagging survey is carried out to spot problems with your new build home. No matter how big or small they may be, you wouldn’t want to ignore minor issues as they could eventually turn into major problems which may not be so easy to repair.

Why Is Snagging Important?

No matter if you are looking at properties to invest in or a new home for you and your family, it is always crucial to know what you are getting yourself in for before making a purchase of that magnitude.

Why Is Snagging Important In location

Minor issues can turn into major faults without the correct treatment that is much more expensive and time-consuming to address.

Why Choose Us?

Here at Certified Snagging, we are an accredited Certified Snagging Company in Gainsborough with over 10 years of experience in the industry.

We have worked with hundreds of clients up and down the UK to provide the most cost-affecting snagging services, we do this by having great relationships with our surveyors and are able to carry out snagging reports as soon as possible.

If you are buying a new build property, we would always suggest carrying out a snagging report, with a large amount of capital you are putting up to buy your home we would always suggest paying the extra £500 or so to make sure you get are getting a property that is up to safety standards.

Certified Snagging is an excellent choice for property developers up and down the UK, as we can do multiple of your properties at the same time and could potentially offer deals and discounts to loyal customers.

Our high-quality snagging reports have allowed us to build up a large client base, with many of our customers being pulled in from word of mouth. We have also built up a large client base with investors who continuously come back to us for surveys on their buy-to-let properties.

There’s a reason we were voted best snagging company in Gainsborough by Best Companies, and that’s down to our professionalism, expertise and attention to detail.

Types of Snagging Services We Offer

There are many different types of snagging services available in Gainsborough, listed below are some of the snagging services we offer:

New Build Snagging Gainsborough

New Build snagging surveys identify small defects or problems that remain in your property after the building works have been carried out, an example of this would be a scratch on a window or a missing hinge on a door.

Commercial Property Snagging Gainsborough

We always suggest that every new build should undergo a full property snagging inspection. With the amount of money you are paying for a new property, you deserve to know whether it is built to a high quality or not.

Pre-Purchase Building Inspection Gainsborough

Our Pre Purchase Building Surveyors are experts and qualified professional tradesmen registered with the Construction Industry Council to carry out inspection work up and down the UK.

Rental Property Inspection Gainsborough

The main focus when we carry out a rental property inspection is to evaluate the condition of the property both inside and out. Our expert who will carry out the inspection will also check the general condition of the property just to make sure that everything is in order for someone moving in.

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Snagging Survey Cost Gainsborough

You should expect a Snagging Survey to cost anywhere between £300 and £600 in Gainsborough depending on the size of your property.

Home Inspection Specialists

There are four types of surveys you will choose from, they are listed below with some more information about each one:

This is a very standard and basic report which allows you to know the overall condition of the property, the report will also highlight any top-level issues without going into great detail.

This is one of the more popular options available, a homebuyer report offers you a detailed analysis of the condition of their property. It will usually include the value and areas of the property that doesn’t meet building regulations and may need repairing.

A building surveyor’s job is to give you a detailed structural report on any of the structural problems the property may have. We would suggest this even more if you are buying an old or run-down property, especially when you are looking to do a large amount of restoration work.

A Professional snagging inspector will help you identify smaller issues like cosmetic defects and can also identify bigger issues such as structural defects.

Who Needs a Snagging Report?

We would always suggest that anyone buying a brand new property whether that be a house or flat should consider a snagging inspection.

Snagging reports are also super beneficial for property investors too, it is much better for a snagging report to find out that your new buy-to-let property has significant faults than it is for your new tenant to find them out for themselves.

Home Inspection Experts Gainsborough

If this process sounds daunting do not worry, we are experts and have many years of experience as one of the leading certified snagging companies in your area.

Best Uk Snagging Service

We make the process of snagging inspections and quick and easy one that doesn’t cause hassle to our clients.

Home Inspection for Buyers

A home inspection is crucial when considering buying a home, this is because you don’t want to be making a huge investment into a property that has a large number of defects, this would require you to spend even more money to get them fixed at a later date.

When buying a property we would always suggest knowing exactly what you are getting yourself in for before making the purchase, this is why we always suggest a snagging report.

Home Inspection for Sellers

Similar to when buying, having a home inspection can allow you to get ahead of repairs and have them completed before listing your property, this allows for any concerns about repairs from potential clients to be automatically shut down.

Have a certified home inspection carried out before listing could actually boost the property value, you will often find that a home inspector will suggest ways for you to boost your property value by adding things to your property.

As snagging specialists in Gainsborough, this is something we can offer.

Home Inspections vs Home Appraisals

Listed below are some of the pros and cons of both Home Inspections and Home Appraisals:

Home Inspections



Home Appraisals



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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions we’re asked regarding home inspections:

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When Should I Have My New Home Inspected?

We would always suggest that you have your new home inspected during the early parts of the construction when much more of the house is visible to the inspector.

Why do newly built homes need snagging?

Even though the property is newly built research shows that even new builds on average have around 50 to 150 defects, it is always best to be safe.

Is a Snagging Report the Same as a Survey?

The aim of a Snagging report or snagging list is to highlight and identify defects found in the property which need attention.

Why Use a Professional Snagging Company?

Professional snagging companies can save you a lot of time and hassle, and given the fact they are much more experienced in this field, they can give you a much more in depth snagging report.

When Is The Best Time To Make a Snag List?

The ideal time to make a snagging list is when the property is finished but before you have exchanged the contracts.

Certified Snagging Safety Standards

Listed below are some of the Safety Requirements companies have to go through to become a Certified Snagging Company:


If you are looking for a professional snagging inspector to help or advise you on your property purchasing process you have come to the right place. Our expert team of surveyors and inspectors have over 10 years of experience and excellent service.

If you want to find out more about our services and an in-depth look at cost, be sure to fill out the enquiry form to talk with us direct so we can offer any information you may need.

Our Gainsborough experts use both their experience and expert knowledge to create a plan of how to carry out their new homes snagging methodology.

We always try to make the process of bringing together chartered surveyors, senior site managers, building surveyors, architects and developers to produce a home-snagging methodology that works for everyone.

Our experts carry this professionalism over to the snagging process giving clients a care free experience while we handle the hard work for you!

We look forward to hearing from you and looking after your surveying and inspection needs, giving you peace of mind and excellent advice to aid your purchasing or sale process.

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Make sure you contact us today for a number of great snagging services in East Midlands.

Here are some towns we cover near Gainsborough.

Retford, Barking
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What Others Say About Our Services

We absolutely love the service provided. Their approach is really friendly but professional. We went out to five different companies and found Certified Snagging to be value for money and their service was by far the best. Thank you for your really awesome work, we will definitely be returning!

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We have used Certified Snagging for many years as they are certainly the best in the UK. The attention to detail and professional setup is what makes this company our go-to company for all our work. I highly recommend the team for the immense work - we highly recommend them!

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