The Home improvement Specialists Harpsden Bottom
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 Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4 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 Harpsden Bottom
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 renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want 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 should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways 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 an excellent method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included