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Home improvement in Reading, RG1 1

The Home improvement Specialists Reading

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 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 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 Reading

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 Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
refurbishment company near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
refurbishment company near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6

7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder

Structure and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.

Picking the wrong sort of builder

Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension

Not getting comprehensive quotes

Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.

If the builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’

Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price

It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth 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 couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.

For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the cost of many products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums

Not talking with current clients

It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide 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 current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time

Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with

Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day

Unknowning what is omitted from the quote

One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of 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 fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included

CC Top Builders – home improvement Reading, RG1 1

CC Top Builders a registered home improvement builders in Reading. CC Top Builders provide a wide range of planning and architectural services in building construction.
3943 Cedar Avenue
Reading, EN RG1 1

Berkshire, England (EN)

Email: info.Reading@cctopbuilders.co.uk
Telephone: 020 3389 8528
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