The Garage conversion Specialists Great Lea Common, RG7 1
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion all over Great Lea Common, RG7 1 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of garage 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 Great Lea Common
Most garage 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 Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage 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?
- Specialists in garage conversion in garage 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:property refurbishment near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
house renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
garage conversion near Shinfield, RG2 9
bathroom renovations near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
refurbishment company near Poundgreen, RG7 1
kitchen renovation near Pingewood, RG30 3
home improvement near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop 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 new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought 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 in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual 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 many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify 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 great method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included