The Renovation Specialists Barkham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does renovation all over Barkham, RG41 4 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of renovation 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 Barkham
Most renovation 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 Renovation Consultation
We offer free renovation 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 renovation in renovation 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 renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
house renovation near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
garage conversion near Eastheath, RG41 2
garage conversion near Wokingham, RG41 2
house refurbishments near Langley Common, RG2 9
kitchen renovation near The Throat, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Emmbrook, RG41 3
bathroom renovations near Sindlesham, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
garage conversion near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the right rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of