The Home improvement Specialists Three Mile Cross
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 Three Mile Cross, 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 Three Mile Cross
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to what the best price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included 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 a great way to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of