The Renovation Specialists Earley
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does renovation all over Earley, RG6 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of renovation 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 Earley
Most renovation 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 Renovation Consultation
We offer free renovation 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 renovation in renovation 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:house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Earley, RG6 3
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
home improvement near Winnersh, RG41 5
kitchen refurbishment near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
renovation near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
renovation near Woodley Green, RG5 4
house renovation near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture 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 because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive 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 an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues as to what the right rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact 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 few terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during 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’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 look competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed 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 provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important 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 excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of