The Renovation Specialists Knowle Green
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 Knowle Green, TW18 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 Knowle Green
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 Knowle Green, TW18 2
house renovation near Staines, TW18 4
garage conversion near Egham Hythe, TW20 8
bathroom renovations near Thorpe Lea, TW20 8
renovation near Hythe, TW20 8
renovation near Ashford, TW15 2
property refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
kitchen renovation near Abbey Mead, KT16 8
property refurbishment near Stanwell, TW19 7
property refurbishment near Thorpe, TW20 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct 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 home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues regarding what the best cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment 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 an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer 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 few existing customers. Existing 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 dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 an excellent method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of