The Dormer loft conversion Specialists 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 Shiplake, RG9 4 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 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new home you should only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints as to exactly what the ideal price is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake 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 number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website daily, whilst some building companies 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 ever 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 important to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included