The Home improvement Specialists Swallowfield
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 Swallowfield, 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 Swallowfield
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 refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just 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 careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the right price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment 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 duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people 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 remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically 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