The Home improvement Specialists Eton
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 Eton, SL4 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 Eton
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 Eton, SL4 6
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refurbishment company near Datchet, SL3 9
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kitchen refurbishment near Eton Wick, SL4 6
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key 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 realistic, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets 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 in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included