The House refurbishments Specialists The Throat
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 The Throat, RG40 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 The Throat
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:garage conversion near The Throat, RG40 3
home improvement near Eastheath, RG41 2
garage conversion near Honey Hill, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
property refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
house renovation near Wick Hill, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Holme Green, RG40 3
garage conversion near Heathlands, RG40 3
house renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
kitchen refurbishment near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation 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 a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included