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:property refurbishment near The Throat, RG40 3
house renovation near Eastheath, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
kitchen renovation near Honey Hill, RG40 3
home improvement near Wokingham, RG41 2
property refurbishment near Wick Hill, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Holme Green, RG40 3
renovation near Heathlands, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Barkham, RG41 4
house refurbishments near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth 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 number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest 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 ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly 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 confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included