The Attic conversions Specialists Dowlesgreen, RG40 1
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 Dowlesgreen, RG40 1 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 Dowlesgreen
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 Dowlesgreen, RG40 1
property refurbishment near Matthewsgreen, RG41 1
kitchen refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
property refurbishment near Eastheath, RG41 2
renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
property refurbishment near Popeswood, RG12 8
renovation near Amen Corner, RG12 8
garage conversion near The Throat, RG40 3
home improvement near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build 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 unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; 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 select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as 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 included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding what the ideal price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially 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 may really be very 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 to current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included