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.
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home improvement near Wokingham, RG41 2
bathroom renovations near Wick Hill, RG40 3
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kitchen renovation near Heathlands, RG40 3
renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
renovation near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied 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 really high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding what the ideal price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing 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 verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included