The Loft extension Specialists Shiplake Row
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 Row, 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 Row
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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a new home you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some hints regarding what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 crucial 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 responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available 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 utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current clients. Current customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are included