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:property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
garage conversion near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Whitley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Woodley, RG5 3
renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house refurbishments near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to only be speaking with builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much various 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 renovation projects; however that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to constantly provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to exactly what the best cost is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in reality 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Present customers will give 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 daily, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of