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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you should just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new house you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have only been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be extremely mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes need to be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in reality the builder has made an error 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 definitely should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, 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 substantial variety in the expense of lots of items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought 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 fact it may actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Present customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders 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 provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is omitted from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder may estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included