The House refurbishments Specialists Great Lea Common, RG7 1
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 Great Lea Common, RG7 1 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 Great Lea 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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is only 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 very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 number of terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever 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 result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included