The Attic conversions Specialists Chalkhouse Green, RG4 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 Chalkhouse Green, RG4 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 Chalkhouse Green
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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some clues regarding what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error 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 couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential 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 include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Present customers will provide 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly 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 fantastic method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included