The House refurbishments Specialists Langley Common, RG2 9
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 Langley Common, RG2 9 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 Langley 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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-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 easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not 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 great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with strategies 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 likelihood that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot 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 conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be extremely 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 present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of