The Attic conversions Specialists New Town, RG1 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 New Town, RG1 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 New Town
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:bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
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house refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Earley, RG6 7
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you should just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for 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 effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be very 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 current customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very 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 terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included