The Renovation Specialists Shrubs Hill
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 Shrubs Hill, SL5 0 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 Shrubs Hill
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 refurbishment near Shrubs Hill, SL5 0
garage conversion near Sunningdale, SL5 0
renovation near Blacknest, SL5 0
home improvement near Tittenhurst, SL5 0
renovation near Broomhall, SL5 9
renovation near The Rise, SL5 0
bathroom renovations near Scotswood, SL5 9
property refurbishment near Knowle Hill, GU25 4
home improvement near Cheapside, SL5 7
home improvement near Longcross, KT16 0
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 picking a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot various 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 often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the right price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of