The Home improvement Specialists Cold Harbour
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 Cold Harbour, SL6 3 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 Cold Harbour
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 Cold Harbour, SL6 3
house refurbishments near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
garage conversion near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
kitchen renovation near Kiln Green, RG10 9
garage conversion near Woodlands Park, SL6 3
kitchen renovation near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
renovation near Altmore, SL6 3
kitchen renovation near White Waltham, SL6 3
home improvement near Holloway, SL6 3
house refurbishments near Warren Row, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture 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 do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly 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’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints as to what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of 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 a terrific method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of