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.
Nearby areas we cover:renovation near Stanford End, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Beech Hill, RG7 2
home improvement near Riseley, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Swallowfield, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
renovation near Grazeley, RG7 1
garage conversion near Heckfield, RG27 0
house renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
home improvement near Poundgreen, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Bramshill, RG27 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding what the best rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake 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 must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot 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 really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors 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 person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of