The Home improvement Specialists Ascot
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 Ascot, SL5 7 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 Ascot
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:house renovation near Ascot, SL5 7
house refurbishments near Sunninghill, SL5 7
home improvement near South Ascot, SL5 9
house renovation near Wood End, SL5 7
bathroom renovations near Cheapside, SL5 7
bathroom renovations near North Ascot, SL5 8
house refurbishments near The Rise, SL5 0
refurbishment company near Brookside, SL5 8
renovation near Scotswood, SL5 9
garage conversion near Tittenhurst, SL5 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. 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 handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical 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 exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included