The Garage conversion Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Shiplake
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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home improvement near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some hints regarding what the right cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is significantly 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 want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the cost of many items that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot 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 very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing customers
It’s simple for builders to provide you the information of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces 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 only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included