The Loft extension Specialists Ashford Common
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 Ashford Common, TW15 1 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 Ashford Common
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:house refurbishments near Littleton Common, TW15 1
property refurbishment near Ashford Common, TW15 1
bathroom renovations near Charlton, TW17 0
garage conversion near Ashford, TW15 2
property refurbishment near Littleton, TW17 0
property refurbishment near West Bedfont, TW14 8
house renovation near Shepperton Green, TW17 0
home improvement near Shepperton, TW17 0
garage conversion near Laleham, TW18 1
kitchen refurbishment near Knowle Green, TW18 2
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re more likely to delight in a tension totally free build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area might be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the contractors have actually only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and an extremely high probability that will result in additional costs and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes must be giving you some hints regarding exactly what the right price is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may result in future issues 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should comprehend when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment 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 a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of numerous items that might be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to 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 appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be very 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 to current clients
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, often develops confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of