The Home improvement Specialists Ashford
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 Ashford, TW15 2 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 Ashford
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:garage conversion near Ashford, TW15 2
kitchen renovation near Staines, TW18 4
kitchen refurbishment near Knowle Green, TW18 2
bathroom renovations near Ashford Common, TW15 1
house refurbishments near Littleton Common, TW15 1
kitchen renovation near West Bedfont, TW14 8
property refurbishment near Stanwell, TW19 7
renovation near Charlton, TW17 0
kitchen refurbishment near Littleton, TW17 0
garage conversion near Laleham, TW18 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the right cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current 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 primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included