The House refurbishments Specialists Amen Corner
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house refurbishments, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house refurbishments all over Amen Corner, RG12 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house refurbishments 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 Amen Corner
Most house refurbishments 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 House refurbishments Consultation
We offer free house refurbishments 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 house refurbishments in house refurbishments 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:home improvement near Amen Corner, RG12 8
bathroom renovations near Popeswood, RG12 8
property refurbishment near Great Hollands, RG12 8
kitchen refurbishment near Wildridings, RG12 7
house refurbishments near Bracknell, RG12 7
garage conversion near Easthampstead, RG12 7
garage conversion near Priestwood, RG42 1
kitchen renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Hanworth, RG12 7
home improvement near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
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 team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out 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 excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of