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:home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various 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 jobs; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the expense of many products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Present clients will provide 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 everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never 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 crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of