The Loft extension Specialists The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5 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 The Mount
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 The Mount, RG1 5
property refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
kitchen refurbishment near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Reading, RG1 1
house refurbishments near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
house refurbishments near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you must only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive 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 detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be providing you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in fact the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current clients
It’s simple for home builders to offer you the information of a few clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among 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 an excellent method to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included