The Renovation Specialists Lower Caversham
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 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 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 Lower Caversham
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included