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:property refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
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kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Wargrave, RG10 8
garage conversion near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
home improvement near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
refurbishment company near Ruscombe, RG10 9
house renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included 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 conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 sensible, there is also a big range in the expense of many products that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never 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 critical to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included