The House renovation Specialists Earley
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house renovation all over Earley, RG6 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house renovation 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 Earley
Most house renovation 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 renovation Consultation
We offer free house renovation 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 renovation in house renovation 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 renovation near Earley, RG6 7
garage conversion near Lower Earley, RG6 3
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Winnersh, RG41 5
kitchen refurbishment near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Sindlesham, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Woodley Green, RG5 4
home improvement near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right price is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that 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 best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors 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 individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear 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 expecting that light fittings are consisted of