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:renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might 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 numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of