The Property refurbishment Specialists Ashford
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 Ashford, TW15 2 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 Ashford
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:house refurbishments near Ashford, TW15 2
home improvement near Staines, TW18 4
renovation near Knowle Green, TW18 2
home improvement near Littleton Common, TW15 1
renovation near Ashford Common, TW15 1
house renovation near West Bedfont, TW14 8
home improvement near Stanwell, TW19 7
kitchen refurbishment near Charlton, TW17 0
house refurbishments near Littleton, TW17 0
home improvement near Laleham, TW18 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that 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; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of