The Home improvement Specialists Blackwater
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 Blackwater, GU17 9 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 Blackwater
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 Blackwater, GU17 9
bathroom renovations near York Town, GU15 3
property refurbishment near Hawley, GU17 9
home improvement near Frogmore, GU17 0
garage conversion near College Town, GU47 0
bathroom renovations near Fox Lane, GU14 9
renovation near Darby Green, GU17 0
property refurbishment near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
renovation near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
renovation near Sandhurst, GU47 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often 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 comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided 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 an extremely high probability that will cause extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the ideal price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error 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 few terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included