The Renovation Specialists Langley 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 Langley Common, RG2 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 Langley 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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 look competitive when in fact it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never 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 important to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of