2010 Persimmon Homes Blog

What are the NHBC playing at

Posted on: August 28, 2009

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/7834571.stm 

http://www.mybryanthomeisshit.co.uk/

Even the professionals can’t tell such faults exist in a property without one of two factors 1) ability to check the home during construction, prior to covering over of faults, 2) with time the hidden faults become apparent.

The biggest issue I found is Persimmon Homes and Charles Church with sub standard floor installations, which an estimate put at over £80k to fix properly, and every home I visited on the estate has the same issue, and every estate I’ve visited showed the same problems in any home with a 4m joist span, at 30,000 houses a year this is a massive financial problem.

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  • Bob: Perhaps the New Home Builders are enjoying the econmic climate a bit TOO MUCH :(
  • M. Farley: Walked around a new Charles Church Show Home last week, and found same issues discussed above, noisy bouncy floors. when will they fix this? From read
  • Debbie Brown: Neat idea! Can't beat something that makes cake easier to eat and carry.
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