The Home improvement Specialists Lent Rise
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 Lent Rise, SL1 7 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 Lent Rise
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:bathroom renovations near Lent Rise, SL1 7
renovation near Lent, SL1 7
garage conversion near Burnham, SL1 7
garage conversion near Taplow, SL6 0
bathroom renovations near Lake End, SL4 6
home improvement near Cippenham, SL1 5
property refurbishment near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
house renovation near Dorney, SL4 6
property refurbishment near Dorney Reach, SL6 0
house refurbishments near Bray, SL6 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues as to what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 look competitive when in reality it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included