The Property refurbishment Specialists Holloway
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 Holloway, SL6 3 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 Holloway
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:renovation near Holloway, SL6 3
property refurbishment near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
renovation near Woolley Green, SL6 3
kitchen refurbishment near Stubbings, SL6 6
kitchen renovation near Burchett's Green, SL6 6
garage conversion near Altmore, SL6 3
renovation near Tittle Row, SL6 4
renovation near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
bathroom renovations near Highway, SL6 5
kitchen refurbishment near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the 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, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon 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 threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of many items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, 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 build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify 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 a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of