The Attic conversions Specialists Newtown, RG9 1
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 Newtown, RG9 1 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 Newtown
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 Newtown, RG9 1
house renovation near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
renovation near Woodlands, RG9 2
house refurbishments near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
house renovation near Mays Green, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Remenham Hill, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
home improvement near Cockpole Green, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near New Cross, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive 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 substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to what the best price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous items that might be considered practical. For instance, 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 great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand 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 included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of