The Home improvement Specialists Whiteknights
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 Whiteknights, 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 Whiteknights
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 Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Earley, RG6 7
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
home improvement near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact 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 comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential 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 understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Existing customers will provide 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included