The Garage conversion Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an garage conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does garage conversion all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of garage 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 Caversham
Most garage 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 Garage conversion Consultation
We offer free garage 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 garage conversion in garage 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:house renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house renovation near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should only be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some clues regarding what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the cost of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included