The Renovation Specialists York Town
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 York Town, GU15 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 York Town
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 renovation near York Town, GU15 3
kitchen renovation near Blackwater, GU17 9
kitchen refurbishment near Hawley, GU17 9
house renovation near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
garage conversion near Frogmore, GU17 0
house renovation near Camberley, GU15 2
property refurbishment near Crawley Hill, GU15 2
bathroom renovations near Frimley, GU16 9
property refurbishment near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
kitchen renovation near College Town, GU47 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might 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 important to ensure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included