The Property refurbishment Specialists The Throat
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 The Throat, RG40 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 The Throat
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:garage conversion near The Throat, RG40 3
renovation near Eastheath, RG41 2
home improvement near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
house refurbishments near Honey Hill, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Wokingham, RG41 2
house refurbishments near Wick Hill, RG40 3
renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
house renovation near Heathlands, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Barkham, RG41 4
garage conversion near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture 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 typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues regarding what the right price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake 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 few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat 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 need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 truth it may really 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 speaking with present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party 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 estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included