The Property refurbishment Specialists New Cross
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 New Cross, 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 New Cross
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 New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
home improvement near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
home improvement near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital 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 just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be really 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 to existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides 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 dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of