The Loft extension Specialists Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 6 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 Sonning
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 Sonning, RG4 6
house renovation near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
garage conversion near Play Hatch, RG4 9
renovation near Charvil, RG10 9
house refurbishments near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
kitchen refurbishment near Woodley Green, RG5 4
kitchen refurbishment near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky choice with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different 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 remodelling projects; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually just been supplied with plans 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 a very high likelihood that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be offering you some clues regarding what the ideal cost is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause 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 faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the details of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current customers. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful 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 everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful result, 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
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, often creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of