The Bungalow loft conversion Specialists Lower 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 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 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 Lower 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:property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
refurbishment company near The Mount, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some clues as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning 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 only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of lots of products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current 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 handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never 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 critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included