The Renovation Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Lower Shiplake
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 remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough 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 only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in truth 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides 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 many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included