The Loft conversion Specialists The Throat, RG40 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 The Throat, RG40 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 The Throat
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:garage conversion near The Throat, RG40 3
renovation near Eastheath, RG41 2
property refurbishment near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
kitchen refurbishment near Honey Hill, RG40 3
house renovation near Wokingham, RG41 2
kitchen renovation near Wick Hill, RG40 3
house renovation near Holme Green, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Heathlands, RG40 3
bathroom renovations near Barkham, RG41 4
property refurbishment near Ravenswood Village Settlement, RG45 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend 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 everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many products that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary 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 crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of