The Loft conversion Specialists Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower 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?
- 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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home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
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renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact 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 number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never 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 crucial to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways 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 great way to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included