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:bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
house renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much 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 money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future issues if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, 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 include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also 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 look competitive when in truth it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of