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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing 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 from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans 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 very high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. 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 much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of numerous products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 look competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may 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 critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of 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 an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of