The Property refurbishment Specialists Cookham
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 Cookham, SL6 9 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 Cookham
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 Cookham, SL6 9
renovation near Cookham Rise, SL6 9
home improvement near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
renovation near Bourne End, SL8 5
garage conversion near Widmoor, SL1 8
house renovation near Wooburn, HP10 0
home improvement near Cores End, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
renovation near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Hedsor, HP10 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a thorough 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 receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included