The Property refurbishment Specialists Reading
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 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 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 Reading
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:bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the right cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available 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 truth it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly 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 terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included