The Property refurbishment Specialists Abbey Mead
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an property refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does property refurbishment all over Abbey Mead, KT16 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of property refurbishment 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 Abbey Mead
Most property refurbishment 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 Property refurbishment Consultation
We offer free property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment in property refurbishment 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 Abbey Mead, KT16 8
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bathroom renovations near Chertsey Meads, KT16 8
house renovation near Addlestonemoor, KT15 2
refurbishment company near Shepperton, TW17 0
house refurbishments near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
home improvement near Addlestone, KT15 1
bathroom renovations near Knowle Green, TW18 2
renovation near Thorpe, TW20 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 also a huge range in the cost of many items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need 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 look competitive when in truth it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer 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 little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included