The Loft conversion Specialists Shiplake Row, RG9 4
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 Shiplake Row, RG9 4 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 Shiplake Row
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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kitchen renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
home improvement near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
house renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important 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 a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included