The Home improvement Specialists Lower Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an home improvement, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does home improvement all over Lower Caversham, RG4 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of home improvement 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 Caversham
Most home improvement 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 Home improvement Consultation
We offer free home improvement 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 home improvement in home improvement 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:bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
property refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because 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 tasks; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems 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 number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of