The Attic extension Specialists Chalkhouse Green
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 Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9 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 Chalkhouse Green
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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
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kitchen refurbishment near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen renovation near Play Hatch, RG4 9
renovation near Mays Green, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you must just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because 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 house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t 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 on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Existing 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 primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly 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 validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included