The Home improvement Specialists Egham
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 Egham, TW20 0 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 Egham
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 Egham, TW20 0
kitchen renovation near Englefield Green, TW20 0
property refurbishment near Cooper's Hill, TW20 0
house refurbishments near Hythe End, TW19 5
home improvement near Bishopsgate, TW20 0
house refurbishments near Egham Wick, TW20 0
property refurbishment near Egham Hythe, TW20 8
property refurbishment near Hythe, TW20 8
property refurbishment near Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
renovation near Beaumont, TW19 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop 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 brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth 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 number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods 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 discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of