The House refurbishments Specialists Reading, RG1 1
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 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 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 Reading
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:renovation near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
refurbishment company near The Mount, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts 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 danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. Current clients will provide 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included