The Loft extension Specialists Whiteknights
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 Whiteknights, 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 Whiteknights
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:renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
bathroom renovations near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near New Town, RG1 3
renovation near Coley, RG2 0
garage conversion near Woodley, RG5 3
garage conversion near Reading, RG1 1
garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
kitchen renovation near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
kitchen renovation near Whitley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Lower Earley, RG6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you ought to constantly issue the builders 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, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be offering you some ideas as to what the best price is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in reality 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of numerous products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 appearance competitive when in truth it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Existing clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of