The Loft extension Specialists Applehouse Hill
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 Applehouse Hill, SL6 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 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 Applehouse Hill
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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to delight in a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you need to always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be really cautious prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future concerns if in truth the builder has made a mistake 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 jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 crucial 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 understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a huge range in the cost of many products that could be considered realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it may actually be really 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 existing clients
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing 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 team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the develop … you might 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 critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will often only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of