The Renovation Specialists Knowl 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 Knowl Hill, RG10 9 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 Knowl 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.
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bathroom renovations near Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0
bathroom renovations near Holloway, SL6 3
property refurbishment near The Holt, RG10 9
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, 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 best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included