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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly 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 fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of