The Attic conversions Specialists Reading
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 Reading, RG1 1 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 Reading
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:bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly 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 typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some ideas as to what the best price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact 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 absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to 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 look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information 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. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of