The Mansard loft conversion Specialists Lower 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 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 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 Lower 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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new home you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints as to what the right price is to finish the job. Picking a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment 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 consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the expense of lots of products that could be thought about practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You should 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 appearance competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the details of a few clients who they understand have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, typically creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of