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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Englefield Green, TW20 0
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable 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 significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Present 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 building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included