The Dormer loft conversion Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an dormer loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does dormer loft conversion all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of dormer loft conversion 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
Most dormer loft conversion 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 Dormer loft conversion Consultation
We offer free dormer loft conversion 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 dormer loft conversion in dormer loft conversion 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 Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
refurbishment company near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
renovation near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct 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 new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to what the best rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items 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 reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought 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 reality it may really be really 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 to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest 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 ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of 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 discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of