The Home improvement Specialists Englefield Green
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 Englefield Green, 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 Englefield Green
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
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult 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 contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of