The Home improvement Specialists Arborfield
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 Arborfield, RG2 9 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 Arborfield
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:bathroom renovations near Arborfield, RG2 9
kitchen refurbishment near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
property refurbishment near Langley Common, RG2 9
kitchen renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
house renovation near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
house renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
garage conversion near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-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 catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to 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 reality it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a number 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 only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included