The Renovation Specialists Crawley 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 Crawley Hill, GU15 2 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 Crawley 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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Camberley, GU15 2
home improvement near Crawley Hill, GU15 2
house renovation near Frimley Ridge, GU15 1
bathroom renovations near Frimley, GU16 9
house refurbishments near Heatherside, GU15 1
renovation near York Town, GU15 3
house refurbishments near Bagshot Heath, GU18 5
house refurbishments near Blackwater, GU17 9
house refurbishments near College Town, GU47 0
house renovation near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you must just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought 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 actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of