The Home improvement Specialists Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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:renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Play Hatch, RG4 9
house renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Woodley Green, RG5 4
house renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
refurbishment company near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless 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 detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough 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 only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available 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 in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included