The Attic extension Specialists Lower Caversham
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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower Caversham
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.
Nearby areas we cover:garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you must just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your assessment 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 responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of