The Renovation Specialists Harpsden
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, 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
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided 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 probability that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 look competitive when in truth it may actually be really misleading. 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 customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may 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 vital to make sure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included