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.
Nearby areas we cover:home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal 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 plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in reality the builder has 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial 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 duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current clients 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included 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 great method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of