The House refurbishments Specialists Harpsden
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, 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
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:kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
house renovation near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Mays Green, RG9 4
garage conversion near Shiplake, RG9 4
home improvement near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
property refurbishment near Woodlands, RG9 2
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding what the best cost is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend 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 know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included