The Loft conversion Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 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 The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
kitchen renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
home improvement near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right 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 need to be extremely cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a big variety in the expense of many items that could be considered reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing customers. Existing clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included