The House refurbishments Specialists Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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:bathroom renovations near Sonning, RG4 6
house refurbishments near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
property refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Woodley Green, RG5 4
house refurbishments near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless 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 upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive 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 just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in truth 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included