The Home improvement Specialists The Mount
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 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 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 The Mount
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:property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
kitchen renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually 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 just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the right rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns 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 few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important 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 just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might 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 ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of