The Loft extension Specialists Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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.
Nearby areas we cover:bathroom renovations near Sonning, RG4 6
renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Play Hatch, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Charvil, RG10 9
bathroom renovations near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
renovation near Woodley Green, RG5 4
house renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
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 difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some ideas regarding what the right price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, 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 consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely 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 to current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of