The Garage conversion Specialists Reading
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 Reading, RG1 1 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 Reading
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:property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near The Mount, RG1 5
renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
garage conversion near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always issue the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the best cost is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 couple of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many items that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly 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 truth it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Current 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 home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of