The Home improvement Specialists The Throat
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 Throat, RG40 3 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 Throat
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:garage conversion near The Throat, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Eastheath, RG41 2
house refurbishments near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Honey Hill, RG40 3
renovation near Wokingham, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Wick Hill, RG40 3
kitchen refurbishment near Holme Green, RG40 3
refurbishment company near Heathlands, RG40 3
kitchen refurbishment near Barkham, RG41 4
garage conversion near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually mored than happy 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 information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Present 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly 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 terrific method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however 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