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

7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder

Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.

Picking the incorrect kind of builder

Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension

Not getting thorough quotes

Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.

If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’

Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price

It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some clues regarding what the right rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has 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 comprehending lingo in the quote

There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.

For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may 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 talking with current customers

It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Present clients will give 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 main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day

Unknowning what is left out from the quote

Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting 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.
4355 8th Avenue
Reading, EN RG1 1

Berkshire, England (EN)

Telephone: 020 3389 8528
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