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:kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen renovation near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
property refurbishment near Emmer Green, RG4 6
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near Coley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal 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 must be extremely careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be providing you some hints as to what the right rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in 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 faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a big range in the expense of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of