6 month post-build inspection

The 6 month post handover inspection for a new build is about due. I have never done this before and would appreciate any pointers. What should I look for?

- flaked paint?
- signs of leakage in roof and wet areas?
 
The 6 month post handover inspection for a new build is about due. I have never done this before and would appreciate any pointers. What should I look for?

- flaked paint?
- signs of leakage in roof and wet areas?

Anything you are not happy with pretty much.

Cracking in cornices is a big one. Common myth is that a house settles and causes it. The reality is if the last course of brickwork isn't perfectly level, then the wall plate and subsequent joists and rafters sitting over have more room to move and cause the cornice to crack. They will gap and fix for you.
 
6mths? Mine only come with 16wks so I do it around 3mths.

Look for cracks in cornices from settling, drips, leaks, wonky settling of paving etc

edit: Boeman just pointed it out that it's not from settling but you get my drift
 
Also check that cupboards and doors don't squeak, make sure everything operates properly etc appliances, power points, air con.

Make sure windows operate properly as well
 
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