The House refurbishments Specialists West Heath
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 West Heath, GU14 8 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 West Heath
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:kitchen renovation near West Heath, GU14 8
renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
home improvement near Rafborough, GU14 0
bathroom renovations near Cove, GU14 0
garage conversion near Southwood, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
kitchen refurbishment near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
house renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get 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 right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important 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 left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included