The Home improvement Specialists Crowthorne
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 Crowthorne, RG45 6 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 Crowthorne
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:house refurbishments near Crowthorne, RG45 6
property refurbishment near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
kitchen refurbishment near Heathlands, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Little Sandhurst, GU47 8
house renovation near Owlsmoor, GU47 0
garage conversion near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Honey Hill, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Hanworth, RG12 7
bathroom renovations near Sandhurst, GU47 9
house renovation near Great Hollands, RG12 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different 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 renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough 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 lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues as to what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause 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 number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with 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 exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included