The Loft extension Specialists New Town, RG1 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 New Town, RG1 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 New Town
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:garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Earley, RG6 7
property refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future problems if in fact the builder has actually 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 should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of