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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the 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 way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may 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