The Garage conversion Specialists Popeswood
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 Popeswood, RG12 8 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 Popeswood
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:bathroom renovations near Popeswood, RG12 8
garage conversion near Amen Corner, RG12 8
house renovation near Priestwood, RG42 1
garage conversion near Binfield, RG42 5
bathroom renovations near Wildridings, RG12 7
kitchen renovation near Bracknell, RG12 7
kitchen renovation near Great Hollands, RG12 8
bathroom renovations near Easthampstead, RG12 7
kitchen refurbishment near Cabbage Hill, RG42 5
garage conversion near Holme Green, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to exactly what the right rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation 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 duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. 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 used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
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 individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning 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 a terrific method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of