The Attic extension Specialists West Heath
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 West Heath, GU14 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 West Heath
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.
Nearby areas we cover:kitchen renovation near West Heath, GU14 8
kitchen refurbishment near Fox Lane, GU14 9
garage conversion near Rafborough, GU14 0
renovation near Cove, GU14 0
bathroom renovations near Southwood, GU14 0
kitchen refurbishment near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
garage conversion near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
home improvement near Hawley, GU17 9
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
house refurbishments near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong sort of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are constructing a new home you should only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing which are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, however if that quote is significantly cheaper than the other quotes then you must be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in truth the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of extra costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to present customers
It’s simple for home builders to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group 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 rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly 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 an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included