The Garage conversion Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
house refurbishments near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
home improvement near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress free construct and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new homes. 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 easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of important products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues regarding what the best rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 realistic, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing customers
It’s simple for contractors to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included