The Home improvement Specialists Lower Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an home improvement, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does home improvement all over Lower Caversham, RG4 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of home improvement 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 Lower Caversham
Most home improvement 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 Home improvement Consultation
We offer free home improvement 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 Contractors in London?
- Specialists in home improvement in home improvement 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:kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
refurbishment company near Emmer Green, RG4 6
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new house you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some ideas regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to 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 faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment 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 a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, 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 great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of