The Property refurbishment Specialists Harpsden Bottom
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 Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4 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 Harpsden Bottom
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 Harpsden, RG9 4
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garage conversion near Newtown, RG9 1
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
house renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Woodlands, RG9 2
renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct 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 brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough 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 just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase 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 details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
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 presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of