The Loft extension Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 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 Shiplake
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some hints as to what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat 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’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have 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 range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s simple for home builders to give you the information of a number of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Existing customers will give 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 primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of