The Attic extension Specialists Caversham Heights
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension all over Caversham Heights, RG4 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic extension 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 Caversham Heights
Most attic extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free attic extension 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 extension in attic extension 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues as to what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many items that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 fact it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might 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 critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of