The Property refurbishment Specialists Lower 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower 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
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive 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 detailed quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties 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 ideal 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 very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the expense of many products that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, 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
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included