The Renovation Specialists Stanford End
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 Stanford End, RG7 1 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 Stanford End
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:property refurbishment near Stanford End, RG7 1
renovation near Beech Hill, RG7 2
garage conversion near Riseley, RG7 1
house renovation near Swallowfield, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
home improvement near Grazeley, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Heckfield, RG27 0
kitchen refurbishment near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Poundgreen, RG7 1
house renovation near Bramshill, RG27 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive 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 only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment 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 a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of