The Garage conversion Specialists Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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:renovation near Sonning, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Play Hatch, RG4 9
house renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
kitchen refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Woodley Green, RG5 4
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
property refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build 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 builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on 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 possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future problems if in fact 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 number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that could be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may 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 talking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing clients. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main 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 crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand 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 validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of