The Property refurbishment Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 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 The Mount
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:garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
property refurbishment near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
property refurbishment near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because 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 home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
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 ought to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to what the right cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, 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 duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand 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 just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included