The House renovation Specialists Ashford, TW15 2
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house renovation all over Ashford, TW15 2 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house 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 Ashford
Most house 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 House renovation Consultation
We offer free house 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?
- Specialists in house renovation in house 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:house renovation near Ashford, TW15 2
house renovation near Staines, TW18 4
kitchen renovation near Knowle Green, TW18 2
bathroom renovations near Ashford Common, TW15 1
kitchen refurbishment near Littleton Common, TW15 1
home improvement near West Bedfont, TW14 8
home improvement near Stanwell, TW19 7
house renovation near Charlton, TW17 0
property refurbishment near Littleton, TW17 0
property refurbishment near Laleham, TW18 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the best price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in reality the builder has actually 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 absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included