The Home improvement Specialists Bockmer End
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 Bockmer End, SL7 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 Bockmer End
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:house renovation near Bockmer End, SL7 2
bathroom renovations near Marlow Common, SL7 2
property refurbishment near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Bovingdon Green, SL7 2
garage conversion near Danesfield, SL7 2
bathroom renovations near Medmenham, SL7 2
home improvement near Hambleden, RG9 6
bathroom renovations near Mill End, RG9 6
house renovation near Hurley, SL6 5
home improvement near Hurley Bottom, SL6 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose 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 exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand 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 involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the right price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered realistic. 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, 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 might never ever 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 vital to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included