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
house renovation near Chertsey, KT16 8
renovation near Laleham, TW18 1
kitchen refurbishment near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Addlestonemoor, KT15 2
kitchen refurbishment near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
house renovation near Shepperton, TW17 0
house renovation near Addlestone, KT15 1
property refurbishment near Knowle Green, TW18 2
home improvement near Thorpe Green, TW20 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues as to what the right cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included 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 method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of