The House refurbishments Specialists Caversham, RG4 8
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, RG4 8 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
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans 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 expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered 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 want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of lots of items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included