The Property refurbishment Specialists Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor, SL1 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 Widmoor
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:home improvement near Widmoor, SL1 8
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home improvement near Wooburn Common, HP10 0
garage conversion near Cores End, HP10 0
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property refurbishment near Littleworth Common, SL1 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints as to what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of many items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included