The House refurbishments Specialists Caversham Heights, RG4 7
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house refurbishments, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house refurbishments all over Caversham Heights, RG4 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of house refurbishments 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 Caversham Heights
Most house refurbishments 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 House refurbishments Consultation
We offer free house refurbishments 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 house refurbishments in house refurbishments 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:garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
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kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the right price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included