The Renovation Specialists Great Lea Common
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 Great Lea Common, RG7 1 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 Great Lea Common
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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough 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 crucial items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included