The Attic conversions Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic conversions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic conversions 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 attic conversions 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 attic conversions 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 Attic conversions Consultation
We offer free attic conversions 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 attic conversions in attic conversions 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:kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
refurbishment company near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
renovation near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is only 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 need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the right rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of many products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly 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 reality it may actually be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business 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 rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of