The Home improvement Specialists Bigfrith
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 Bigfrith, SL6 6 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 Bigfrith
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 refurbishment near Bigfrith, SL6 6
kitchen refurbishment near Temple, SL7 1
kitchen renovation near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
bathroom renovations near Bisham, SL7 1
property refurbishment near Pinkneys Green, SL6 6
garage conversion near Marlow, SL7 1
kitchen renovation near Applehouse Hill, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
garage conversion near Furze Platt, SL6 6
home improvement near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick 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 might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has made an error 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 definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure 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 excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included