The Renovation Specialists The Mount
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an renovation, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does renovation all over The Mount, RG1 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of renovation 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 The Mount
Most renovation 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 Renovation Consultation
We offer free renovation 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 renovation in renovation 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:home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near Whitley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
kitchen renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors 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 comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to what the best price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly 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 appearance competitive when in truth it may really 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 speaking with existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual 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 process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included