The Home improvement Specialists North Town
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 North Town, SL6 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 North Town
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 North Town, SL6 7
garage conversion near Furze Platt, SL6 6
bathroom renovations near Maidenhead, SL6 6
house renovation near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
house renovation near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
renovation near Highway, SL6 5
house refurbishments near Boyn Hill, SL6 4
bathroom renovations near Fishery, SL6 1
property refurbishment near Tittle Row, SL6 4
property refurbishment near Cookham Dean, SL6 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in reality the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of