The Home improvement Specialists Farnborough
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 Farnborough, GU14 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 Farnborough
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct 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 uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment 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 reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included