The Attic conversions Specialists Whiteknights, RG1 5
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 Whiteknights, RG1 5 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 Whiteknights
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:property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near Woodley, RG5 3
home improvement near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Earley, RG6 7
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information 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 couple of present customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial 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 excluded 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 excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included