The Garage conversion Specialists Lower 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different 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 jobs; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will lead to extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints as to what the ideal rate is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth the builder has 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many products that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included