The Garage conversion Specialists Cold Harbour
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion all over Cold Harbour, SL6 3 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of garage conversion over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Cold Harbour
Most garage conversion are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage conversion consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in garage conversion in garage conversion area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:garage conversion near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
house renovation near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
renovation near Kiln Green, RG10 9
house renovation near Woodlands Park, SL6 3
bathroom renovations near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
home improvement near Altmore, SL6 3
kitchen refurbishment near White Waltham, SL6 3
bathroom renovations near Holloway, SL6 3
kitchen renovation near Warren Row, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included