The Loft conversion Specialists Reading, RG1 1
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 Reading, RG1 1 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 Reading
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:refurbishment company near Reading, RG1 1
refurbishment company near Coley, RG2 0
renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
garage conversion near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
property refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out 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 excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included