The Dormer loft conversion Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Shiplake
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.
Nearby areas we cover:property refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
renovation near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free develop and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns 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 couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be important in your assessment 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 sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included