The House refurbishments Specialists Crowsley
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 Crowsley, RG9 4 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 Crowsley
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:renovation near Crowsley, RG9 4
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kitchen renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
refurbishment company near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality 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 couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available 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 sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Present customers will provide 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever 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 crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of