The Home improvement Specialists Old Woking
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 Old Woking, GU22 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 Old Woking
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 often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build 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 house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased 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 often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be very deceptive. 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 present customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain 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 validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of