The Loft extension Specialists Caversham
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 Caversham, RG4 8 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 Caversham
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 Caversham, RG4 8
home improvement near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
refurbishment company near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
home improvement near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
property refurbishment near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
garage conversion near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings 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 builders have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will lead to additional expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues as to what the right rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 essential terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, 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 realistic, there is also a big range in the cost of lots of items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of