The Attic conversions Specialists Arborfield, 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 Arborfield, 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 Arborfield
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 renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors 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 out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing 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 validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included