The Home improvement Specialists Whitley Wood
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 Whitley Wood, RG2 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 Whitley Wood
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 Whitley Wood, RG2 8
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
renovation near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
house renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Pingewood, RG30 3
bathroom renovations near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included