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.
Nearby areas we cover:house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
home improvement near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new house you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some ideas as to what the best price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future issues if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased 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 utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never 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 critical to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included