The Renovation Specialists Shinfield
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 Shinfield, RG2 9 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 Shinfield
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 renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
property refurbishment near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house renovation near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
garage conversion near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Arborfield, RG2 9
property refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
home improvement near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various 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 renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the right price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, 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 great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included