The Renovation Specialists Whiteknights
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 Whiteknights, RG1 5 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 Whiteknights
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 Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Woodley, RG5 3
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
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 frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be speaking to home builders 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 because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively 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 important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the best cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a big range in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of