The House renovation Specialists Woodlands
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 Woodlands, RG9 2 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 Woodlands
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 renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
house refurbishments near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
kitchen renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
property refurbishment near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Harpsden, RG9 4
renovation near Remenham, RG9 3
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Aston, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just 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 must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during 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’ 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 sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 reality it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly 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 products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included