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.
Nearby areas we cover:bathroom renovations near Hartley Wintney, RG27 8
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home improvement near Hazeley Bottom, RG27 8
kitchen renovation near West Green, RG27 8
kitchen renovation near Winchfield, RG27 8
property refurbishment near Murrell Green, RG27 8
house refurbishments near Dipley, RG27 8
kitchen refurbishment near Hazeley Heath, RG27 8
home improvement near Mattingley, RG27 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually 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 a really high probability that will cause extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a few customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest 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 a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify 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 a terrific way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of