The Loft extension Specialists Arborfield Cross
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 Arborfield Cross, RG2 9 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 Arborfield Cross
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:renovation near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
renovation near Arborfield, RG2 9
house renovation near Langley Common, RG2 9
property refurbishment near Barkham, RG41 4
kitchen renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
house renovation near Arborfield Garrison, RG2 9
home improvement near Sindlesham, RG41 5
bathroom renovations near Schoolgreen, RG2 9
renovation near Shinfield, RG2 9
kitchen renovation near Farley Hill, RG7 1
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a challenging decision with significant repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free develop and remove spending plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong sort of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you must only be speaking with contractors who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new home builder in town might be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically because they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the right cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal cost is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may result in future concerns if in fact the builder has 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a substantial range in the expense of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, 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 great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it may really 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 talking to present clients
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of people who will state the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Existing customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary 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 numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the start. A builder may quote for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of