The Loft extension Specialists Caversham Heights
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 Caversham Heights, RG4 7 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 Caversham Heights
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.
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kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of many items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it might in fact 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 speaking to present customers
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Current customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning 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 business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may 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 guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included