The Loft extension Specialists Caversham Heights, RG4 7
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?
- 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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals 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 procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included