The House refurbishments Specialists Harpsden Bottom
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 Harpsden Bottom, 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 Harpsden Bottom
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:garage conversion near Harpsden, RG9 4
home improvement near Mays Green, RG9 4
renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
house refurbishments near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
property refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
garage conversion near Woodlands, RG9 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues as to what the best price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should 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 fact it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, 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 build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of