The Renovation Specialists Lower Earley
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 Earley, RG6 3 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 Earley
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:house renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen refurbishment near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
home improvement near Winnersh, RG41 5
renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
bathroom renovations near Sindlesham, RG41 5
refurbishment company near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
home improvement near Arborfield, RG2 9
renovation near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want 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 definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical 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 reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially 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 really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Present clients will provide 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included