The Loft conversion Specialists Lower 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5 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 Lower 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:house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
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house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Emmer Green, RG4 6
refurbishment company near The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly 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 typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of lots of items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a few clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
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 structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included