The Attic conversions Specialists Caversham, RG4 8
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic conversions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic conversions all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic conversions 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 Caversham
Most attic conversions 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 Attic conversions Consultation
We offer free attic conversions 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 attic conversions in attic conversions 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding what the right price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation 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 a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the cost of many items that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. 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 day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever 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 guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of