The Property refurbishment Specialists Caversham Heights, RG4 7
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an property refurbishment, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does property refurbishment 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 property 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 Caversham Heights
Most property 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 Property refurbishment Consultation
We offer free property 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?
- Specialists in property refurbishment in property 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:house renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
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
home improvement near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders 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 properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential 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 an extensive 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 important items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is included 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 great way to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included