The Mansard loft conversion Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an mansard loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does mansard loft conversion all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of mansard loft conversion 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 Caversham
Most mansard loft conversion 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 Mansard loft conversion Consultation
We offer free mansard loft conversion 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 mansard loft conversion in mansard loft conversion 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
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in reality 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 must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will provide 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of