The Home improvement Specialists Brands Hill
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 Brands Hill, SL3 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 Brands Hill
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 Brands Hill, SL3 8
garage conversion near Colnbrook, SL3 0
renovation near Sutton, SL3 8
garage conversion near Horton, SL3 9
property refurbishment near Datchet Common, SL3 9
house refurbishments near Poyle, SL3 0
property refurbishment near Sunnymeads, SL3 9
kitchen renovation near Langley, SL3 7
house refurbishments near Slough, SL3 7
kitchen refurbishment near Richings Park, SL0 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might 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 home builders have actually just been supplied with plans 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 really high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding what the right cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital 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 a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of