The Renovation Specialists Bishopsgate
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 Bishopsgate, TW20 0 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 Bishopsgate
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:renovation near Bishopsgate, TW20 0
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house renovation near Egham Wick, TW20 0
house refurbishments near Cooper's Hill, TW20 0
kitchen renovation near Egham, TW20 0
house refurbishments near Beaumont, TW19 5
kitchen renovation near Old Windsor, SL4 2
garage conversion near Village, The, SL4 2
bathroom renovations near Hythe End, TW19 5
property refurbishment near Wraysbury, TW19 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans 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 likelihood that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas as to what the right price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of many products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present 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 dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of