The Loft conversion Specialists Barkham
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 Barkham, RG41 4 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 Barkham
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:renovation near Barkham, RG41 4
bathroom renovations near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
home improvement near Eastheath, RG41 2
property refurbishment near Wokingham, RG41 2
house refurbishments near Langley Common, RG2 9
bathroom renovations near The Throat, RG40 3
property refurbishment near Emmbrook, RG41 3
property refurbishment near Sindlesham, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
property refurbishment near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new home you need to only be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly provide the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you should be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will say 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 give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
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 people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might 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 critical to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify 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 terrific method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included