The Home improvement Specialists Shiplake Row
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 Shiplake Row, RG9 4 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 Shiplake Row
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:home improvement near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
property refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Shiplake, RG9 4
garage conversion near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house renovation near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since 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 people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the best rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality 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 must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals 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. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of