The Loft conversion Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Shiplake
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 Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
garage conversion near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
house renovation near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
home improvement near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
garage conversion near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress totally free develop and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to just be talking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some hints regarding what the right price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely must understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly 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 truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present 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 dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, 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 develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 a terrific way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included