The Home improvement Specialists Heathlands
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 Heathlands, RG40 3 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 Heathlands
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:renovation near Heathlands, RG40 3
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refurbishment company near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Honey Hill, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Wick Hill, RG40 3
home improvement near The Throat, RG40 3
renovation near Crowthorne, RG45 6
refurbishment company near The Ridges, RG40 3
kitchen refurbishment near Eastheath, RG41 2
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 selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders 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 items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to 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 couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to 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 look competitive when in truth it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, 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 construct … you might never ever 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 vital to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included