The Loft conversion Specialists Lower Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake
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:bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
house refurbishments near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Wargrave, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will cause additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding what the right rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Existing clients 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous 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 handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included