The Renovation Specialists The Ridges
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 The Ridges, RG40 3 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 The Ridges
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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered 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 really high probability that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to what the ideal price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very deceptive. 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 current clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group 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 rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included