The Attic extension Specialists Arborfield Cross
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension all over Arborfield Cross, RG2 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic extension 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 Arborfield Cross
Most attic extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free attic extension 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 extension in attic extension 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 choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have 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 provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of