The Property refurbishment Specialists Lower Earley
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 Lower Earley, RG6 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 Lower Earley
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
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly 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 essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to what the right price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included