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:house refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much 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 remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some ideas regarding what the right rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to 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 look competitive when in reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included