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:house refurbishments near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Shinfield, RG2 9
renovation near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
home improvement near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Pingewood, RG30 3
renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans 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 probability that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the right cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included