The Renovation Specialists Pheonix 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 Pheonix Green, RG27 8 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 Pheonix 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 renovation near Pheonix Green, RG27 8
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home improvement near Hazeley Bottom, RG27 8
kitchen refurbishment near Dipley, RG27 8
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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 choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally 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 offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the best rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact the builder has made an error 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical 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 an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time 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 few present clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included