The Dormer loft conversion Specialists Reading
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 Reading, RG1 1 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 Reading
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:renovation near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice 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 unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial 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 just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the expense of numerous items that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients 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 day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included