The Home improvement Specialists Ash
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 Ash, GU12 5 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 Ash
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:kitchen renovation near Ash, GU12 5
renovation near Ash Vale, GU12 5
property refurbishment near Tongham, GU10 1
property refurbishment near North Camp, GU14 6
house refurbishments near Montgomery Lines, GU11 2
bathroom renovations near Normandy, GU3 2
house renovation near Wyke, GU3 2
garage conversion near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
kitchen renovation near Aldershot, GU11 1
house refurbishments near Flexford, GU3 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues as to what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 fact it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling 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 what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of