The Loft extension Specialists Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 4 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 Shiplake
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 New Cross, RG9 4
home improvement near Shiplake, RG9 4
renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
property refurbishment near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
house renovation near Wargrave, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near Harpsden, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
kitchen renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to just be speaking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some clues as to what the right rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of products that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current customers
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of customers 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 give you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included