The Property refurbishment Specialists Lent
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 Lent, SL1 7 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 Lent
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 Lent, SL1 7
house renovation near Burnham, SL1 7
renovation near Taplow, SL6 0
home improvement near Lent Rise, SL1 7
house refurbishments near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
bathroom renovations near Rose Hill, SL1 8
renovation near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
bathroom renovations near Cippenham, SL1 5
house renovation near Britwell, SL2 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lake End, SL4 6
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 selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, 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 critical in your evaluation 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 include figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
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 presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included