The Attic conversions Specialists Harpsden, RG9 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 Harpsden, RG9 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 Harpsden
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 remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues regarding what the best price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included