The Attic extension Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Lower Shiplake
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 remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of lots of items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to 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 reality it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of 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 might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of