The House refurbishments Specialists Chalkhouse Green, RG4 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 Chalkhouse Green, RG4 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 Chalkhouse Green
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 very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely deceptive. 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 existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Current clients will give 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 day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very 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 uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of