The Dormer extension Specialists Reading
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 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 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 Reading
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:kitchen refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
home improvement near The Mount, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot 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 restoration tasks; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the right price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available 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 truth it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website 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 construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included