The Property refurbishment Specialists The Mount, RG1 5
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 The Mount, 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 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 The Mount
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:house refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
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kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
property refurbishment near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues as to what the best price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future problems 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered 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 used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of