The Home improvement Specialists Nuptown
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 Nuptown, RG42 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 Nuptown
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 remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, 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 constructing a new home you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that 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 home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. 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 involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just 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 must be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some clues regarding what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present clients will give 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might 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 critical to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of