The Loft extension Specialists Amen Corner
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an loft extension, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does loft extension all over Amen Corner, RG12 8 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of loft 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 Amen Corner
Most loft 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 Loft extension Consultation
We offer free loft 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 loft extension in loft 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:garage conversion near Amen Corner, RG12 8
house renovation near Popeswood, RG12 8
property refurbishment near Great Hollands, RG12 8
bathroom renovations near Wildridings, RG12 7
kitchen refurbishment near Bracknell, RG12 7
house renovation near Easthampstead, RG12 7
home improvement near Priestwood, RG42 1
garage conversion near Holme Green, RG40 3
renovation near Hanworth, RG12 7
kitchen refurbishment near Gardeners Green, RG40 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a new home you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the home builders have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility 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 must constantly release the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is significantly less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some hints as to exactly what the ideal rate is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in reality 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little a waste of time as they are just going to give you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of existing customers. Current clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure a successful result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, typically develops confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of