The Attic extension Specialists Shiplake Row
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 Shiplake Row, 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 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 Shiplake Row
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:bathroom renovations near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
home improvement near New Cross, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
house renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
garage conversion near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
bathroom renovations near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
refurbishment company near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Play Hatch, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be giving you some hints as to what the best cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in reality the builder has actually made an error 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 number of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two 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 comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 fact it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, 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 only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of