The Loft extension Specialists Caversham, RG4 8
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?
- 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:home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
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home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
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renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
refurbishment company near New Town, RG1 3
home improvement near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you need to only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some clues regarding what the right cost is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in reality the builder has 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 couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise 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 reality it might actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest 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 a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing 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 confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included