The Loft conversion stairs Specialists Reading
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion stairs, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft conversion stairs all over Reading, RG1 1 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 stairs 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 Reading
Most loft conversion stairs 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 stairs Consultation
We offer free loft conversion stairs 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 stairs in loft conversion stairs 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 Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near New Town, RG1 3
kitchen refurbishment near Caversham, RG4 8
kitchen refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
bathroom renovations near Whitley, RG2 0
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary develop and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in truth the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be really deceptive. 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 present clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
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 group of individuals and the person who prepares and presents 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 dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective result, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included