The Attic conversions Specialists Caversham
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, RG4 8 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
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary develop and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option 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 brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually 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 offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive 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 considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the right price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially 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 truth it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals 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 remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included