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:bathroom renovations near The Mount, RG1 5
house renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
renovation near New Town, RG1 3
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen refurbishment near Whitley, RG2 0
house renovation near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Whitley Wood, RG2 8
bathroom renovations near Earley, RG6 7
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 selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension totally free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new house you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is frequently 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 a lot of people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very cautious prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some hints as to exactly what the ideal cost is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of lots of items that might be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. 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 existing clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included