The House refurbishments Specialists Chalkhouse Green
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 Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9 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 Chalkhouse Green
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:garage conversion near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
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garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
garage conversion near Caversham, RG4 8
renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
property refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst option 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 unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the right price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included