The Renovation Specialists Cheapside
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 Cheapside, SL5 7 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 Cheapside
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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kitchen refurbishment near Sunninghill, SL5 7
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bathroom renovations near Blacknest, SL5 0
house refurbishments near The Rise, SL5 0
house refurbishments near Ascot, SL5 7
kitchen refurbishment near Wood End, SL5 7
renovation near Sunningdale, SL5 0
property refurbishment near Woodside, SL4 2
renovation near South Ascot, SL5 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues regarding what the right cost is to complete the job. Selecting 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 made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of