The Loft extension Specialists Arborfield
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Arborfield, 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 extension 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 Arborfield
Most loft extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension 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 extension in loft extension 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:house refurbishments near Arborfield, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
garage conversion near Langley Common, RG2 9
property refurbishment near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
home improvement near Shinfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
kitchen refurbishment near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
bathroom renovations near Sindlesham, RG41 5
home improvement near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
bathroom renovations near Barkham, RG41 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some hints as to what the right rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many items that might be considered sensible. 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 lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of