The Attic conversions Specialists Shinfield, RG2 9
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 Shinfield, RG2 9 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 Shinfield
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 very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon 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 typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some clues regarding what the right cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of many products that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must 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 truth it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included