The House refurbishments Specialists Great Lea Common, RG7 1
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house refurbishments, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house refurbishments all over Great Lea Common, 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 house refurbishments 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 Great Lea Common
Most house refurbishments 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 House refurbishments Consultation
We offer free house refurbishments 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?
- Specialists in house refurbishments in house refurbishments 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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kitchen renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
bathroom renovations near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Poundgreen, RG7 1
house renovation near Pingewood, RG30 3
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that 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 detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints as to what the ideal price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many products that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to 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 reality it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed 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 offer you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of