The Attic extension Specialists Reading
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 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 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 Reading
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:kitchen refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to construct 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 new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions 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 thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need 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 appearance competitive when in fact it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to uncover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included