The Loft conversion Specialists Hambleden
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 Hambleden, RG9 6 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 Hambleden
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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Hambleden, RG9 6
house refurbishments near Mill End, RG9 6
renovation near Greenlands, RG9 3
property refurbishment near Aston, RG9 3
garage conversion near Remenham, RG9 3
garage conversion near Medmenham, SL7 2
house refurbishments near Bockmer End, SL7 2
garage conversion near Lower Woodend, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Danesfield, SL7 2
kitchen refurbishment near Marlow Common, SL7 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to build 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 uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want 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 definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, 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 likewise a substantial range in the expense of many products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. 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 make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of