The House refurbishments Specialists Whiteknights
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 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 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 Whiteknights
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:renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Earley, RG6 7
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some clues as to exactly what the ideal price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current clients 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 primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … 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 vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included