The Attic conversions Specialists Birch Hill, RG12 7
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 Birch Hill, RG12 7 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 Birch Hill
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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house refurbishments near Crown Wood, RG12 9
kitchen refurbishment near Easthampstead, RG12 7
bathroom renovations near Harmans Water, RG12 9
renovation near Great Hollands, RG12 8
home improvement near Wildridings, RG12 7
garage conversion near Bracknell, RG12 7
garage conversion near Bullbrook, RG12 2
property refurbishment near Priestwood, RG42 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation 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 include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents 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 handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included