The Mansard loft conversion Specialists Caversham
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an mansard loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does mansard loft conversion all over Caversham, RG4 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of mansard loft 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 Caversham
Most mansard loft 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 loft conversion Consultation
We offer free mansard loft 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 loft conversion in mansard loft 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:kitchen renovation near Caversham, RG4 8
property refurbishment near Caversham Heights, RG4 7
property refurbishment near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
house refurbishments near Emmer Green, RG4 6
house refurbishments near Reading, RG1 1
house renovation near Littlestead Green, RG4 9
house renovation near New Town, RG1 3
bathroom renovations near Dunsden Green, RG4 9
bathroom renovations near Coley, RG2 0
bathroom renovations near Chalkhouse Green, RG4 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot various 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 tasks; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have actually just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future issues 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 number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the details of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included