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:kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
refurbishment company near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a new home you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial 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 consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a few customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 day to day, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of