The Loft conversion Specialists Caversham Heights, RG4 7
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft conversion all over Caversham Heights, RG4 7 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of 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 Heights
Most 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free 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?
- Specialists in loft conversion in 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 Caversham Heights, RG4 7
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house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
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house refurbishments near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has provided 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of