The Loft conversion Specialists Lower Earley, RG6 3
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 Earley, RG6 3 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 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive 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 right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want 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 absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend 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 expense of many products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give 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 number of existing customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included