The Kitchen refurbishment Specialists Reading
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an kitchen refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does kitchen refurbishment 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 kitchen refurbishment 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 kitchen refurbishment 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 Kitchen refurbishment Consultation
We offer free kitchen refurbishment 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 kitchen refurbishment in kitchen refurbishment 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
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
refurbishment company near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed 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 great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest 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 substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the right rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included