The Property refurbishment Specialists Reading, RG1 1
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 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 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 Reading
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.
Nearby areas we cover:bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors 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 effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the best cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Current customers will give 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 website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included