The Property refurbishment Specialists Pingewood, RG30 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 Pingewood, RG30 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 Pingewood
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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included