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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kitchen renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems 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 number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods 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 might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of