The Home improvement Specialists Borough Marsh
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 Borough Marsh, RG10 8 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 Borough Marsh
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:bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
kitchen refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
garage conversion near Ruscombe, RG10 9
garage conversion near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various 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 restoration projects; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive 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 builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot 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 cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas as to what the right rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also 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 truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 great method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included