The Renovation Specialists Shiplake Row
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 Shiplake Row, RG9 4 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 Shiplake Row
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital 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 only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered 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 look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways 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 great method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of