The Home improvement Specialists Hartley Wintney
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 Hartley Wintney, RG27 8 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 Hartley Wintney
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 refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial 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 a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding what the best cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present 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 dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might 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 ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly 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 validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of