The Property refurbishment Specialists Carter’s Hill
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 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 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 Carter’s Hill
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 truth it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful 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 very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of