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Renovation in Reading, RG1 1

The Renovation Specialists Reading

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 Reading,  RG1 1 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 Reading

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 refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
garage conversion near Whiteknights, RG1 5
home improvement near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
property refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Emmer Green, RG4 6

7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder

Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.

Selecting the wrong kind of builder

Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension

Not getting thorough quotes

Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.

If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’

Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost

It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the right price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track

Not comprehending 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 risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.

For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums

Not talking to current clients

It’s not difficult for home builders to give 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 waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process

Unknowning who you’ll be handling

Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary 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 numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day

Unknowning what is omitted from the quote

Among the very best ways 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 way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included

CC Top Builders – renovation Reading, RG1 1

CC Top Builders a registered renovation builders in Reading. CC Top Builders provide a wide range of planning and architectural services in building construction.
3828 Adams Street
Reading, EN RG1 1

Berkshire, England (EN)

Telephone: 020 3389 8528
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