The Mansard loft conversion Specialists Lower Shiplake
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 Shiplake, RG9 3 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 Shiplake
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:house refurbishments near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
property refurbishment near New Cross, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Wargrave, RG10 8
kitchen refurbishment near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
renovation near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
property refurbishment near Crazies Hill, RG10 8
garage conversion near Newtown, RG9 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do very often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will cause additional costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly release the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some clues regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably 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 desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a big range in the cost of numerous products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may actually be really 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 current clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of existing clients. Existing customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to make sure an effective outcome, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of