The House refurbishments Specialists Poundgreen
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 Poundgreen, RG7 1 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 Poundgreen
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to 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 truth it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included