The Property refurbishment Specialists Lower 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
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 choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints regarding what the right price is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets 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 look competitive when in fact it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never 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 crucial to ensure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included