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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:

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

7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder

Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and remove spending plan blow outs.

Picking the incorrect type of builder

Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking 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 with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension

Not getting detailed quotes

Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.

If the home builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included 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’

Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate

It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote

There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital 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 an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums

Not talking with present clients

It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a few customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so

Unknowning who you’ll be handling

Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day

Unknowning what is left out from the quote

Among the very best ways to clarify 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 uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating 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.
1619 Maiden Lane
Reading, EN RG1 1

Berkshire, England (EN)

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