The Attic conversions Specialists Crowsley, RG9 4
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 Crowsley, RG9 4 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 Crowsley
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.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near Crowsley, RG9 4
home improvement near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Mays Green, RG9 4
renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of