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:garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought 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 in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely 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 builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Current 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals 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 rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of