The Renovation Specialists Carter’s Hill
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 Carter’s Hill, RG41 5 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 Carter’s Hill
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses 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’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially 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 look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current customers will provide 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods 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 fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of