The Property refurbishment Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an property refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does property refurbishment all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of property 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 Caversham
Most property 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 Property refurbishment Consultation
We offer free property 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 property refurbishment in property 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 Caversham, RG4 8
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on 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 just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is only 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 ought to be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to what the right cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality 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 number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 appearance competitive when in truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides 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 handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included