The Loft conversion Specialists The Rise
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 The Rise, SL5 0 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 The Rise
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:kitchen renovation near The Rise, SL5 0
garage conversion near Sunningdale, SL5 0
house renovation near Scotswood, SL5 9
bathroom renovations near Broomhall, SL5 9
house refurbishments near Blacknest, SL5 0
house renovation near Tittenhurst, SL5 0
renovation near Sunninghill, SL5 7
house renovation near South Ascot, SL5 9
bathroom renovations near Shrubs Hill, SL5 0
house refurbishments near Cheapside, SL5 7
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Picking the wrong type of builder
Rather merely, if you are extending or remodeling you should only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is frequently due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have only been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will result in additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly provide the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you must be really careful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some clues as to exactly what the ideal price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in reality the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you desire 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 assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are realistic, there is also a big range in the expense of lots of items 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 ought to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it may actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking to current clients
It’s easy for home builders to offer you the details of a couple of clients who they understand have mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you information of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of current clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the develop … you may never ever 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 vital to make sure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of