The Dormer loft conversion Specialists The Throat
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 The Throat, RG40 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 The Throat
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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kitchen refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
bathroom renovations near Wick Hill, RG40 3
refurbishment company near Holme Green, RG40 3
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be even 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 right price
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 must be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding what the right price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses throughout 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 need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You should be especially 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 reality it may really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included