The Home improvement Specialists Carter’s 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 Carter’s Hill, RG41 5 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 Carter’s 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:renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
property refurbishment near Winnersh, RG41 5
garage conversion near Lower Earley, RG6 3
kitchen renovation near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Arborfield, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
home improvement near Barkham, RG41 4
property refurbishment near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
kitchen refurbishment near Emmbrook, RG41 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly 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, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included 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 an excellent method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included