The Attic extension Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 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 The Mount
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:house refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Woodley, RG5 3
house refurbishments near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
bathroom renovations near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite 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 constructing a brand-new home you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles 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 important items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present customers will provide 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 primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included