The Kitchen refurbishment Specialists New Town
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an kitchen refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does kitchen refurbishment all over New Town, RG1 3 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of kitchen refurbishment 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 New Town
Most kitchen refurbishment 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 Kitchen refurbishment Consultation
We offer free kitchen refurbishment 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 kitchen refurbishment in kitchen refurbishment 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:house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
property refurbishment near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different 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 renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in reality 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous products that could be considered realistic. 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 great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder 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 an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of