The Loft conversion Specialists Byfleet
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft conversion, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft conversion all over Byfleet, KT14 6 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of 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 Byfleet
Most 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 Loft conversion Consultation
We offer free 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 loft conversion in 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:property refurbishment near Byfleet, KT14 6
kitchen refurbishment near Brooklands, KT13 0
garage conversion near West Byfleet, KT14 6
renovation near New Haw, KT15 2
bathroom renovations near Ridgway, GU22 8
bathroom renovations near Row Town, KT15 1
house renovation near Woodham, KT15 3
kitchen refurbishment near Hamm Moor, KT15 2
renovation near Pyrford, GU22 8
house refurbishments near Rowhill, KT15 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult choice with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free build and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you ought to just be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions 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 a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth 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 comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional expenses during construction and your budget plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 practical, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must 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 reality it might really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing customers
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the details of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included 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 way to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are included