The Home improvement Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 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 Lower Shiplake
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 refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has 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 essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
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 should be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth 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 couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two 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 just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Current 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 handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure 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 terrific way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of