The Property refurbishment Specialists Caversham, RG4 8
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an property refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment 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 Property refurbishment Consultation
We offer free property refurbishment 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 property refurbishment in property refurbishment 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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating 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 delight in a stress complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that 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 people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to what the best price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues 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 few terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for builders 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 contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of