10 year Master Build Guarantee
Registered Master Builders Federation represents New Zealand's premier building and construction companies. With the heritage spanning over 100 years, we have an unsurpassed network throughout New Zealand and our members are dedicated to building New Zealand's homes, offices, hospitals and schools for many more years to come.
The Registered Master Builder brand is a recognised hallmark of quality. If you’re building or renovating, you can be sure that you’re dealing with qualified and experienced builders who take pride in the quality of their workmanship.
The 10 Year Premium Guarantee
Covers you for:
Loss of Deposit
Up to 5% of the Contract Price to a maximum of $25,000, if the permanent work hasn’t started.
Up to 10% of the Contract Price to a maximum of $40,000 if the house or work isn't finished.
Defect in Materials* and Workmanship and Structural Defect
Protection against any defects in workmanship and materials*, or structural elements, for two years after completion of the building.
Cover for defects in specific structural elements of the building work, after expiry of the Materials, Workmanship and Structural cover, for a total cover of ten years from acceptance of the Guarantee.
Rot and Fungal Decay
Cover for properties where the design, materials and construction achieve a score of 12 or less based on the E2/AS1 Risk Matrix**.
Maximum total aggregate payout for all cover is $500,000 including GST.
* Materials which have a current certificate of accreditation or product certificate issued under the Building Act, or which, in Master Build Services' opinion, comply with an appropriate Australian or New Zealand standard.
** The E2AS1 is the Department of Building and Housing’s Acceptable Solution for Building Code clause E2 External Moisture. It incorporates a Risk Matrix which is a design tool that allows designers to analyse the weather tightness risk of a particular building design.
The Registered Master Builders House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards, in association with PlaceMakers is New Zealand’s premier residential and commercial building awards programme.