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 refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Whiteknights, RG1 5
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build 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 new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints as to what the ideal cost is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has made an error 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 couple of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Present clients will provide 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand 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 methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of