The Loft extension Specialists Shiplake Row
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 Shiplake Row, RG9 4 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 Shiplake Row
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 really typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees 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’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some clues as to exactly what the right price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 numerous products that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Present clients will offer 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 day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder 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 sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of