The Attic conversions Specialists Lower Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake
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:home improvement near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to what the right price is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in reality the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current clients 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included