The Home improvement Specialists Knowl Hill
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 Knowl Hill, RG10 9 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 Knowl Hill
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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kitchen renovation near Kiln Green, RG10 9
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bathroom renovations near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved 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 conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some hints regarding what the ideal price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has 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 should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial 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 responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often 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 information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
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 building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included