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Property refurbishment in Reading, RG1 1

The Property refurbishment Specialists Reading

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 Reading,  RG1 1 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 Reading

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 Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6

7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder

Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.

Choosing the incorrect sort of builder

Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension

Not getting extensive quotes

Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.

If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’

Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price

It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track

Not understanding jargon in the quote

There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.

For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought 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 appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums

Not speaking to current customers

It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process

Not knowing who you’ll be handling

Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day

Unknowning what is left out from the quote

Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of

CC Top Builders – property refurbishment Reading, RG1 1

CC Top Builders a registered property refurbishment builders in Reading. CC Top Builders provide a wide range of planning and architectural services in building construction.
6746 Durham Road
Reading, EN RG1 1

Berkshire, England (EN)

Telephone: 020 3389 8528
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