The Attic extension Specialists Thorpe
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an attic extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does attic extension all over Thorpe, TW20 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of attic extension 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 Thorpe
Most attic extension 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 Attic extension Consultation
We offer free attic extension 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 attic extension in attic extension 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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property refurbishment near Hythe, TW20 8
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of people pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have actually only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high probability that will lead to additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal rate is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in reality 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are realistic, there is also a big variety in the expense of lots of products that might be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is omitted from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of