The Attic conversions Specialists Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 4 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 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 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:renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
house renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house renovation near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Wargrave, RG10 8
house renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues as to what the right rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present customers. Current 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 handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure 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 best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included