The Loft extension Specialists Earley
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 Earley, RG6 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 Earley
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:home improvement near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Winnersh, RG41 5
home improvement near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Sindlesham, RG41 5
garage conversion near Woodley Green, RG5 4
property refurbishment near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically 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 detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical 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 a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current customers. Present 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 dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people 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 handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain 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 best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of