The Dormer extension Specialists Lower Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an dormer extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does dormer 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 dormer 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 dormer 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 Dormer extension Consultation
We offer free dormer 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 dormer extension in dormer 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:refurbishment company near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed 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 a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some ideas regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth the builder has made an error 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 absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital 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 consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of