The Loft extension Specialists Lower Earley, RG6 3
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 Lower Earley, RG6 3 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 Lower 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?
- 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:kitchen renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
home improvement near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
home improvement near Winnersh, RG41 5
house refurbishments near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Shinfield, RG2 9
bathroom renovations near Arborfield, RG2 9
house refurbishments near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints as to what the right rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial 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 consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial 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 exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of