The Loft conversion Specialists Arborfield
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft conversion all over Arborfield, RG2 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft 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 Arborfield
Most loft 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free loft 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 loft conversion in loft 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 Arborfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
house renovation near Langley Common, RG2 9
refurbishment company near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
bathroom renovations near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
house renovation near Sindlesham, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
home improvement near Barkham, RG41 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that could be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the information of a number of customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend 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 exactly 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 fantastic method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of