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.
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kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues as to what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in fact 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be crucial 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 duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big variety in the expense of many items that might be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 truth it might really be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current customers. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included 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 great way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of