The Attic conversions Specialists New Town, RG1 3
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 New Town, RG1 3 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 New Town
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:renovation near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the best cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality 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 lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially 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 truth it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included