The Renovation Specialists Widmoor
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 Widmoor, SL1 8 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 Widmoor
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:bathroom renovations near Widmoor, SL1 8
house refurbishments near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
house renovation near Hedsor, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
house refurbishments near Wooburn Common, HP10 0
home improvement near Wooburn, HP10 0
property refurbishment near Cores End, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Littleworth Common, SL1 8
kitchen refurbishment near Wooburn Green, HP10 0
garage conversion near Cookham, SL6 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to what the ideal price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially 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 look competitive when in reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the 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 an excellent way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of