The Property refurbishment Specialists Brands Hill, SL3 8
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an property refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does property refurbishment all over Brands Hill, SL3 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of property refurbishment 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 Brands Hill
Most property refurbishment 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 Property refurbishment Consultation
We offer free property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment in property refurbishment 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 Brands Hill, SL3 8
kitchen renovation near Colnbrook, SL3 0
property refurbishment near Sutton, SL3 8
garage conversion near Horton, SL3 9
property refurbishment near Datchet Common, SL3 9
bathroom renovations near Poyle, SL3 0
house refurbishments near Sunnymeads, SL3 9
property refurbishment near Langley, SL3 7
kitchen refurbishment near Slough, SL3 7
home improvement near Richings Park, SL0 9
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 selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical 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 practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Existing customers will give 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend 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 exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included