The Attic conversions Specialists Shiplake, 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 Shiplake, 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 Shiplake
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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renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various 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 often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth 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 couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, 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 look competitive when in truth it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Existing 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 website daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might 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 critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included