The Home improvement Specialists Lent
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an home improvement, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does home improvement all over Lent, SL1 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of home improvement 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 Lent
Most home improvement 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 Home improvement Consultation
We offer free home improvement 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 home improvement in home improvement 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:garage conversion near Lent, SL1 7
house refurbishments near Burnham, SL1 7
property refurbishment near Taplow, SL6 0
house renovation near Lent Rise, SL1 7
house refurbishments near Lynch Hill, SL2 2
home improvement near Rose Hill, SL1 8
house refurbishments near Maidenhead Court, SL6 8
property refurbishment near Cippenham, SL1 5
property refurbishment near Britwell, SL2 1
house refurbishments near Lake End, SL4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive 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 items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want 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 absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 appearance competitive when in reality it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included