The House renovation Specialists Carter’s Hill
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house renovation all over Carter’s Hill, RG41 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house renovation 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 Carter’s Hill
Most house renovation 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 renovation Consultation
We offer free house renovation 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 renovation in house renovation 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 Carter's Hill, RG41 5
home improvement near Sindlesham, RG41 5
house refurbishments near Winnersh, RG41 5
garage conversion near Lower Earley, RG6 3
bathroom renovations near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
kitchen refurbishment near Arborfield, RG2 9
bathroom renovations near Earley, RG6 7
house refurbishments near Barkham, RG41 4
home improvement near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
house renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the expense of many items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Present customers 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 dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 great method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included