New Homes

Tips for a smooth move with pets

Tips for a smooth move with pets

by on Friday 17 May, 2019 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

Congratulations, the place is yours! Now all you have to do is move in. Moving to a new home is exciting but for pets, especially cats and dogs who are often territorial...

10 tips to prepare your new-build garden for spring and summer

10 tips to prepare your new-build garden for

by on Thursday 7 March, 2019 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

If you’ve recently moved into a new-build home, you may have started to think about planting trees and shrubs to create that idyllic outdoor space. Spring is just...

New guide on energy storage launched for UK house builders

New guide on energy storage launched for UK

by on Tuesday 26 February, 2019 in Industry News, New Homes

Recent advances in household-scale battery systems are making them an ever more attractive option for new home buyers, and there’s an expectation that they could...

NHBC who we are and what we do

NHBC who we are and what we do

by on Thursday 24 January, 2019 in New Homes

NHBC is the leading warranty and insurance provider for UK house-building for new homes.  As a non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee, our stated purpose...

9 January jobs for your garden

9 January jobs for your garden

by on Friday 11 January, 2019 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

The first month of the year might not appear to be a good time to begin working in your garden, but there are a number of jobs you can do to help prepare yours for the...

On-trend shades: colours of the year 2019

On-trend shades: colours of the year 2019

by on Wednesday 2 January, 2019 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

Paint brushes at the ready! Colour experts at companies from Dulux to Pantone have unveiled the shades which will be selling by the bucket-load this year. In contrast to...

Reducing condensation at home this Christmas

Reducing condensation at home this Christmas

by on Monday 10 December, 2018 in Homeowner advice, New Homes

When you think of Christmas you probably think of good food, family and friends; it’s the perfect time to get together. However, the mix of cold weather, extra people...

NHBC Christmas Competition 2018

NHBC Christmas Competition 2018

by on Monday 3 December, 2018 in New Homes

Christmas is coming and NHBC is celebrating with a nod to Charles Dickens’ tale A Christmas Carol. Looking at Christmases past, present and future, we want to hear how...

Moving home at Christmas

Moving home at Christmas

by on Wednesday 21 November, 2018 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

You’ve found your dream home, your mortgage is approved and your solicitor calls with news of your December completion date. But instead of feeling excited, you wonder...

How to make a new house feel like home

How to make a new house feel like

by on Tuesday 6 November, 2018 in Homeowner advice, Moving Homes, New Homes

The last boxes have disappeared and everything’s found a place, but your new house still doesn’t feel like home. Don’t panic - there are a few simple things which...