The Home improvement Specialists Play Hatch
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 Play Hatch, RG4 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 Play Hatch
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 renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding what the best price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment 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 a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
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 home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very 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 uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of