The House refurbishments Specialists Pingewood
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 Pingewood, RG30 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 Pingewood
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:property refurbishment near Pingewood, RG30 3
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garage conversion near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
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home improvement near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
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house refurbishments near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
refurbishment company near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, 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 typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive 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 significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding what the best rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has made an error 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 definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, 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 exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included