The House refurbishments Specialists Lent
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 Lent, SL1 7 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 Lent
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:bathroom renovations near Lent, SL1 7
kitchen refurbishment near Burnham, SL1 7
home improvement near Taplow, SL6 0
house renovation near Lent Rise, SL1 7
bathroom renovations near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
renovation near Rose Hill, SL1 8
home improvement near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
property refurbishment near Cippenham, SL1 5
kitchen renovation near Britwell, SL2 1
property refurbishment near Lake End, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot 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 money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in reality the builder has 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 reality it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 critical to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of