The House refurbishments Specialists Caversham, RG4 8
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house refurbishments, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house refurbishments all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house refurbishments 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 Caversham
Most house refurbishments 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 House refurbishments Consultation
We offer free house refurbishments 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?
- Specialists in house refurbishments in house refurbishments 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people 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 exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to what the best rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake 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 couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, 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 build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm 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 assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included