The Dormer extension Specialists The Mount
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an dormer extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does dormer extension all over The Mount, RG1 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of dormer 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 The Mount
Most dormer 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 Dormer extension Consultation
We offer free dormer 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 dormer extension in dormer 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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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension complimentary develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be talking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new house you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much 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, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you must be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some clues as to what the best cost is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of many products that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will state 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 provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary 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 critical to ensure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that may have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of