The Loft conversion Specialists Caversham
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 Caversham, RG4 8 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 Caversham
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:home improvement near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near Emmer Green, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
property refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
house renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
house renovation near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however 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 too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some hints as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical 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 a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the cost of many products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might price quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of