The House refurbishments Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
garage conversion near Shiplake, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Wargrave, RG10 8
house renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
home improvement near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
house renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital 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 just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very 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 present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of