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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas regarding what the right price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in truth the builder has 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to 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 really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have 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 offer you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of