The Dormer loft conversion Specialists Reading
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 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 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 Reading
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:home improvement near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Caversham, RG4 8
renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be providing you some hints regarding what the best rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of numerous items 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 great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included