The Home improvement Specialists York Town
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 York Town, GU15 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 York Town
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 York Town, GU15 3
refurbishment company near Blackwater, GU17 9
kitchen renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
garage conversion near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
property refurbishment near Frogmore, GU17 0
house refurbishments near Camberley, GU15 2
property refurbishment near Crawley Hill, GU15 2
kitchen refurbishment near Frimley, GU16 9
garage conversion near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
kitchen renovation near College Town, GU47 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some hints regarding what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of