The Mansard loft conversion Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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.
Nearby areas we cover:house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the best rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in reality the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning 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 comprehend 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 lots of items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s not difficult for home 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 contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, 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 develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might 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 included