The Renovation Specialists Harpsden Bottom
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 Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4 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 Harpsden Bottom
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often since 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 on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of 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 inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact 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 few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included