The Loft conversion Specialists Shinfield
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 Shinfield, RG2 9 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 Shinfield
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 Contractors in London?
- 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 Shinfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
kitchen renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
home improvement near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
property refurbishment near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
house renovation near Arborfield, RG2 9
garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
home improvement near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
house renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of items that could 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 particularly 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 truth it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Present clients will provide 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 primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included