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.
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renovation near Coley, RG2 0
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you need to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is often because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will result in extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always release the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some clues regarding what the right rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in truth the builder has made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a substantial range in the expense of many items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought 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 reality it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of