House refurbishments in Reading, RG1 1

The House refurbishments Specialists Reading,  RG1 1

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 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 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 Reading

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.

Nearby areas we cover:

bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
refurbishment company near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
refurbishment company near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
refurbishment company near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments 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 saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.

Picking the incorrect kind of builder

Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension

Not getting comprehensive quotes

Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.

If the contractors have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’

Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price

It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly 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 want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track

Not comprehending lingo in the quote

There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.

For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to 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 appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums

Not speaking to present clients

It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current customers will give 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 main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day

Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote

One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of

Important Links:

National Federation Of Builders

Federation Of Master Builders

Home Builders Federation

CC Top Builders – house refurbishments Reading, RG1 1

CC Top Builders a registered house refurbishments builders in Reading. CC Top Builders provide a wide range of planning and architectural services in building construction.
9388 Union Street
Reading, EN RG1 1

Berkshire, England (EN)

Email: info.Reading@cctopbuilders.co.uk
Telephone: 020 3389 8528
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