The Home improvement Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford End
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
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included