The Attic conversions Specialists Reading
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 Reading, RG1 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 Reading
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 Contractors in London?
- 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 Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
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 ought to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints regarding what the best rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in reality 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially 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 truth it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Existing customers will offer 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 daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of