The Renovation Specialists New Town
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 New Town, RG1 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 New Town
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:kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
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home improvement near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
refurbishment company near Woodley, RG5 3
bathroom renovations near Earley, RG6 7
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
refurbishment company near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that 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 contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose 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 extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues regarding what the ideal price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
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 structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of