The Loft extension Specialists Shinfield
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 Shinfield, 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 Shinfield
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:home improvement near Shinfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
home improvement near Ryeish Green, RG7 1
home improvement near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
house renovation near Great Lea Common, RG7 1
house renovation near Three Mile Cross, RG7 1
house refurbishments near Arborfield, RG2 9
garage conversion near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Spencers Wood, RG7 1
garage conversion near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a tricky choice with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst choice to develop your extension because there is a lot 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 remodelling projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing 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 illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the right cost is to complete the project. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be critical in your evaluation 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 variety in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the details of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website daily, whilst some building business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included