The Loft conversion Specialists Pondtail
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 Pondtail, GU51 3 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 Pondtail
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:refurbishment company near Pondtail, GU51 3
property refurbishment near Fleet, GU51 4
garage conversion near Southwood, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Church Crookham, GU52 6
bathroom renovations near Rafborough, GU14 0
bathroom renovations near Cove, GU14 0
garage conversion near Rotten Green, GU51 1
garage conversion near West Heath, GU14 8
home improvement near Crookham Village, GU51 5
house renovation near Fox Lane, GU14 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with substantial effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free construct and remove spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will cause additional costs and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the ideal cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely careful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints regarding exactly what the best rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues if in reality the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a number of clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present clients 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 builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included