The Home improvement Specialists Fern
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 Fern, SL8 5 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 Fern
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:house refurbishments near Well End, SL8 5
bathroom renovations near Fern, SL8 5
home improvement near Little Marlow, SL7 3
bathroom renovations near Sheepridge, SL7 3
renovation near Bourne End, SL8 5
renovation near Wooburn, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Cores End, HP10 0
house refurbishments near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
bathroom renovations near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
garage conversion near Hedsor, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints as to what the ideal price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly 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 fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies 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 might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of