The Home improvement Specialists Heatherside
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 Heatherside, GU15 1 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 Heatherside
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:kitchen refurbishment near Heatherside, GU15 1
kitchen renovation near Frimley Ridge, GU15 1
house renovation near Deepcut, GU16 6
kitchen renovation near Camberley, GU15 2
garage conversion near Crawley Hill, GU15 2
garage conversion near Frimley, GU16 9
garage conversion near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
home improvement near Donkey Town, GU24 9
home improvement near Bisley Camp (National Shooting Centre), GU24 0
home improvement near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
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 substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various 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 projects; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the ideal price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never 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 critical to ensure an effective outcome, 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
One of the 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 a great way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included