The Loft conversion Specialists Hambleden, RG9 6
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?
- 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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas as to what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the details of a couple of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present clients. Current clients will give 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 primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of