The Loft extension Specialists Arborfield Cross
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Arborfield Cross, RG2 9 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft extension 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 Arborfield Cross
Most loft extension 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 extension Consultation
We offer free loft extension 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 extension in loft extension 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:property refurbishment near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
house renovation near Arborfield, RG2 9
home improvement near Langley Common, RG2 9
garage conversion near Barkham, RG41 4
home improvement near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
house refurbishments near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
kitchen refurbishment near Sindlesham, RG41 5
garage conversion near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
home improvement near Shinfield, RG2 9
renovation near Farley Hill, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant repercussions if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right price is to complete the task. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth 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 number of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater 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 instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are sensible, there is also a huge range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the details of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current 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 main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might 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 crucial to ensure a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded 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 an excellent method to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of