The House refurbishments Specialists Britwell
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 Britwell, SL2 1 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 Britwell
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:house refurbishments near Britwell, SL2 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
house renovation near East Burnham, SL2 3
home improvement near Farnham Royal, SL2 3
garage conversion near Farnham Park, SL2 3
home improvement near Manor Park, SL1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Cippenham, SL1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Salt Hill, SL1 3
house refurbishments near Lent, SL1 7
kitchen renovation near Burnham, SL1 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has 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 important items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely 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 with present customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current customers 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 handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … 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 guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend 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 exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm 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 presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. 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