The Home improvement Specialists Dipley
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 Dipley, RG27 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 Dipley
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 very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints as to what the ideal price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality 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 definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation 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 consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of