The Loft extension Specialists Caversham
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, RG4 8 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
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:renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
refurbishment company near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some ideas as to what the best rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially 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 truth it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might 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 crucial to make sure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included