The House renovation Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an house renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does house renovation 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 renovation 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 renovation 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 renovation Consultation
We offer free house renovation 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 house renovation in house renovation 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 Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of