The Home improvement Specialists Lucas Green
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 Lucas Green, GU24 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 Lucas Green
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:kitchen renovation near Lucas Green, GU24 9
home improvement near Bisley, GU24 9
house refurbishments near Donkey Town, GU24 9
kitchen renovation near Miles Green, GU21 2
house refurbishments near Whitfield Court, GU21 2
house refurbishments near Sheets Heath, GU24 9
house renovation near Castle Green, GU24 8
garage conversion near Knaphill, GU21 2
renovation near Bisley Camp (National Shooting Centre), GU24 0
house refurbishments near Brook Place, GU24 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods 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 way to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included