The Renovation Specialists Littlestead Green
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 Littlestead Green, RG4 9 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 Littlestead Green
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:renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
property refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Sonning, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
renovation near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to develop 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 new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to what the right price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to 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 look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may 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 crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of