The Attic conversions Specialists Barkham, RG41 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 Barkham, RG41 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 Barkham
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 remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to what the right cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Existing clients will give 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 website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people 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 rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of