The Property refurbishment Specialists Shinfield, RG2 9
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 Shinfield, RG2 9 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 Shinfield
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:bathroom renovations near Shinfield, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
house renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
garage conversion near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
property refurbishment near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Arborfield, RG2 9
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to what the right rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify 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 unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of