The Attic extension Specialists New Town
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 New Town, RG1 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 New Town
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:home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Whiteknights, RG1 5
refurbishment company near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near Woodley, RG5 3
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
bathroom renovations near Sonning, RG4 6
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 selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues regarding what the right cost is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of