The Bungalow loft conversion Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an bungalow loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does bungalow loft conversion all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of bungalow loft conversion 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 Caversham
Most bungalow loft conversion 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 Bungalow loft conversion Consultation
We offer free bungalow loft conversion 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 bungalow loft conversion in bungalow loft conversion 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:renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
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house refurbishments near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
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kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
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 selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in fact the builder has made a mistake 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly 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 actually be really 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 not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a number of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. 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 dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included