The Home improvement Specialists Thorpe Lea
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 Thorpe Lea, TW20 8 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 Thorpe Lea
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:house refurbishments near Egham Hythe, TW20 8
renovation near Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
kitchen renovation near Hythe, TW20 8
house renovation near Knowle Green, TW18 2
kitchen refurbishment near Staines, TW18 4
property refurbishment near Egham, TW20 0
kitchen refurbishment near Thorpe Green, TW20 8
garage conversion near Thorpe, TW20 8
property refurbishment near Hythe End, TW19 5
renovation near Stroude, GU25 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered 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 a very high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included