The Garage conversion Specialists Play Hatch
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 Play Hatch, RG4 9 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 Play Hatch
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 Play Hatch, RG4 9
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house renovation near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
house refurbishments near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
refurbishment company near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some clues regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo 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 greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be critical 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly 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 look competitive when in reality it might in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included