The Property refurbishment Specialists Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
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 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 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 Lower Shiplake
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically since 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 select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just 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 should be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team 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 process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of