The Loft extension Specialists Lower Shiplake, RG9 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 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?
- 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 renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension since 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased 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 fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Current clients will give 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never 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 a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included 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 great way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included