The Renovation Specialists Play Hatch
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 Play Hatch, RG4 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 Play Hatch
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:kitchen renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
house renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Sonning, RG4 6
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. 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 quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on 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 normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the right cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Current clients will give 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of