The Home improvement Specialists Holloway
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 Holloway, SL6 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 Holloway
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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with 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 crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best price is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital 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 a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways 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 fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of