The Mansard conversion Specialists Lower Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an mansard conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does mansard conversion all over Lower Caversham, RG4 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of mansard conversion 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 Lower Caversham
Most mansard conversion 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 Mansard conversion Consultation
We offer free mansard conversion 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 mansard conversion in mansard conversion 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 Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Emmer Green, RG4 6
renovation near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
home improvement near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
kitchen refurbishment near Whiteknights, RG1 5
kitchen refurbishment near Coley, RG2 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult choice with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and get rid of budget blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you need to only be talking with builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since 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 people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will lead to additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues as to what the right price is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a big variety in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used 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 detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included