The Attic conversions Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Lower Shiplake
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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kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
garage conversion near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because 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 contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the 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 important items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical 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 an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big range in the expense of numerous products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially 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 might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to provide you the details of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may 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 an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 great method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of