The Property refurbishment Specialists Caversham
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, 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 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
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 Contractors in London?
- 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding what the best cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake 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 few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to 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 appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective result, 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 very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate 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 celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of