The Attic conversions Specialists Harpsden
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 Harpsden, 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 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 Harpsden
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired 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 used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of