The Home improvement Specialists Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 6 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 Lake End
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 refurbishment near Eton Wick, SL4 6
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garage conversion near Bray Wick, SL6 1
refurbishment company near Oakley Green, SL4 4
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 difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct 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 brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right 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 must be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the best rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made an error 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of many products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may 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 present customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of 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
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of 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 method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of