The House renovation Specialists Widmoor
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 Widmoor, SL1 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 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 Widmoor
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:kitchen refurbishment near Widmoor, SL1 8
renovation near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
home improvement near Hedsor, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
house renovation near Wooburn Common, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Wooburn, HP10 0
kitchen renovation near Cores End, HP10 0
garage conversion near Littleworth Common, SL1 8
refurbishment company near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
home improvement near Cookham, SL6 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered 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 utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary 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 many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of