The Attic conversions Specialists Reading, RG1 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 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?
- 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:renovation near Reading, RG1 1
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend 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 cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of items that could be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of