The Loft extension Specialists Barkham
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 Barkham, RG41 4 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 Barkham
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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kitchen refurbishment near The Throat, RG40 3
renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
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kitchen renovation near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a challenging decision with considerable effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or remodeling you must just be speaking with builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you must only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always release the contractors with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you should be very cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be offering you some hints as to exactly what the best cost is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when examining quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra expenses throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are 2 essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are practical, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous items that could be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s simple for contractors to offer you the details of a number of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present customers. 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some structure business will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to discover any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of