The Home improvement Specialists Barkham
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 Barkham, RG41 4 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 Barkham
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought 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 fact it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted 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 excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included