The Renovation Specialists The Mount
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does renovation all over The Mount, RG1 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of renovation 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 The Mount
Most renovation 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 Renovation Consultation
We offer free renovation 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 Contractors in London?
- Specialists in renovation in renovation 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 renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has made an error 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 couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients will give 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 primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the 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 method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of