The Dormer loft conversion Specialists Lower Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an dormer loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does dormer 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 dormer 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 dormer 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 Dormer loft conversion Consultation
We offer free dormer 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 dormer loft conversion in dormer 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget 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 need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact 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 talking to existing customers
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never 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 critical to ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of