The Home improvement Specialists Abbey Mead
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an home improvement, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does home improvement all over Abbey Mead, KT16 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of home improvement 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 Abbey Mead
Most home improvement 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 Home improvement Consultation
We offer free home improvement 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 home improvement in home improvement 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:renovation near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
kitchen refurbishment near Chertsey, KT16 8
house renovation near Laleham, TW18 1
kitchen renovation near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
house renovation near Addlestonemoor, KT15 2
renovation near Shepperton, TW17 0
garage conversion near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
property refurbishment near Addlestone, KT15 1
renovation near Knowle Green, TW18 2
house refurbishments near Thorpe Green, TW20 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included