The Home improvement Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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 very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different 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 remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might 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 critical to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of