The House refurbishments Specialists Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Lower Shiplake
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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house refurbishments near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house 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 uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial 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 comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might 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 crucial to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways 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 a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed 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 estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included