The Renovation Specialists Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 4 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 Shiplake
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:bathroom renovations near New Cross, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Shiplake, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
house renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a huge range in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely 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 clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of