The House refurbishments Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, 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 Stanford End
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:house refurbishments near Stanford End, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Beech Hill, RG7 2
bathroom renovations near Riseley, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Swallowfield, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
renovation near Grazeley, RG7 1
home improvement near Heckfield, RG27 0
house renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
house renovation near Poundgreen, RG7 1
renovation near Bramshill, RG27 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want 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 assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 look competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included