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:bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in truth 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should 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 fact it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify 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 party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of