The Attic conversions Specialists Coley, RG2 0
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 Coley, RG2 0 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 Coley
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 refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically 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 extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed 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 a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some hints regarding what the best price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a number of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 great way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of