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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two 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 an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly 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 look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a few customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of