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
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, 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 speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with 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 included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding what the best price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Existing 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly 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 unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of