The Mansard loft conversion Specialists 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 Shiplake, RG9 4 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 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:renovation near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
kitchen refurbishment near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
house refurbishments near Borough Marsh, RG10 8
house refurbishments near Binfield Heath, RG9 4
house renovation near Wargrave, RG10 8
bathroom renovations near Harpsden, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Sonning Eye, RG4 6
property refurbishment near Charvil, RG10 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future issues if in fact the builder has 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget 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 have to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are sensible, there is also a big variety in the cost of many items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to current clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of current clients. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included