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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately 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 crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included 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, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed 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 state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might 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 crucial to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out 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 disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless 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