The House refurbishments Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house refurbishments, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house refurbishments all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house refurbishments 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 Caversham
Most house refurbishments 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 House refurbishments Consultation
We offer free house refurbishments 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 house refurbishments in house refurbishments 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:kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that 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 pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just 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 very high probability that will cause extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some clues regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Present 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 daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included