The Loft conversion Specialists Caversham
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, 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 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 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 Contractors in London?
- 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct 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 house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal 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 very 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 with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current clients will offer 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 main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 critical to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included