The Loft conversion Specialists Earley, RG6 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 Earley, RG6 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 Earley
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:garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
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property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Winnersh, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Sindlesham, RG41 5
bathroom renovations near Woodley Green, RG5 4
kitchen refurbishment near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is just 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 should be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of