The Attic conversions Specialists Caversham Heights
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 Caversham Heights, RG4 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 Caversham Heights
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 Contractors in London?
- 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:renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding what the best cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 appearance competitive when in reality it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included