The Attic conversions Specialists Lower Earley, RG6 3
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 Lower Earley, RG6 3 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 Lower Earley
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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Lower Earley, RG6 3
renovation near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen refurbishment near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
home improvement near Winnersh, RG41 5
renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
kitchen renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
renovation near Arborfield, RG2 9
home improvement near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as 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 thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise 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 in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of