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.
Nearby areas we cover:garage conversion near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
property refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Shiplake, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Harpsden, RG9 4
home improvement near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
kitchen renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
kitchen refurbishment near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension complimentary build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop 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 house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the right cost is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future problems if in reality the builder has 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 should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 reality it may really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s easy for builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of present customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain 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 exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included