‘Thousands’ of UK homeowners at risk following Unrated Insurer Alpha collapse, Build-Zone are here to help.

New build homeowners in the UK could be unaware that they are missing critical structural defects insurance after Alpha’s collapse. The team at Build-Zone are urging Alpha Insurance policyholders to speak to them for guidance.

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Thousands of new build homeowners could be without 10-year structural defects insurance following unrated Alpha’s collapse. Many may not be aware of this, therefore Build-Zone are urging all Alpha Insurance Warranty policyholders to speak to them for guidance, even if you are not sure if you might be at risk.

Build-Zone have an interactive Form that you can access here. Anyone seeking further advice and guidance can provide basic details and they will then get back to you.

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STA Quality Assurance Scheme products and services recognised by Build-Zone

Build-Zone are pleased to announce that their Warranties recognise the Structural Timber Association Quality Scheme and accept those members, that have achieved silver and gold accreditation, will meet their warranty requirements.

As the UK’s leading organisation representing the structural timber sector and associated supply chain companies, the STA has an objective to drive quality and product innovation through expert technical guidance and research – underpinned by education, training and event programmes.

As the largest UK trade association within the structural timber sector, there are a host of reasons why construction professionals and self-builders should choose to use STA members.

The STA’s mission is to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, underpinned by a members’ quality standard assessment – the STA Assure Membership and Quality Standards Scheme.

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Structural Warranty Specialists, Build-Zone, to exhibit at ecobuild 2018

Structural Warranty provider, Build-Zone, will be exhibiting at ecobuild 2018 at the ExCel in London from the 06th – 8th of March.

ecobuild 2018 will be designed around you and will bring to life the things you tell us are most important to the future of our industry: the latest technology; the freshest thinking; and the most innovative materials to keep you at the forefront of the built environment.

The future build districts are dedicated areas of the event that will unite the many distinct communities that make up the built environment – register now and get connected. Supported by industry partners they’ll each have curated exhibitors, seminar theatres and inspiring feature areas.

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Features of the Completed Housing Warranty from Build Zone

The Build-Zone Completed Housing Structural Warranty has been designed to provide cover to those with a financial interest in a property that was originally built or converted without the benefit of a warranty.

Completed Housing Warranty

 

Features of the Completed Housing Warranty:

  • No membership fees
  • Can be arranged by either the vendor or purchaser of the property.
  • Cover is provided for the balance of the 10-year period from completion of the build
  • Fast turnaround from survey to inception of cover
  • The policy is fully assignable and automatically provides cover for successors in title

The product is underwritten by an ‘A’ rated global Insurer & each case is subject to full technical review by Build-Zone Survey Services Limited with the aim of minimising any defects right from the design stage.

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UK’s leading self-build insurance and structural warranty providers launch in Irish Market

Self-Build Zone and Build-Zone, are delighted to announce the roll-out of their services into the Irish market as negotiations reach their final stages.

 

Sennocke International Insurance Services, a general insurance operation based in Sevenoaks, Kent, are the scheme administrator for the Build-Zone 10-year structural warranty product as well as the Self-Build Zone Site Insurance product range.

Self-Build Zone provides Site Insurance and Structural Warranty products for New Builds, Renovations, Extension and Conversion projects whether they be DIY Home Improvement, a New Build, or a major Renovation. With over 20 years’ experience in the self-build insurance market, they are excited to announce that they have launched their insurance products in Ireland.

Build-Zone was created as a 10 Year Structural Warranty provider in 2003, they are experienced in underwriting warranties for all types of developments, from single unit self-builds to large residential or commercial developments. Whatever your project, they can help provide the 10 Year Structural Warranty you need as well as using ‘A’ rated Insurers.

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