The Loft extension Specialists Bourne End
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 Bourne End, SL8 5 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 Bourne End
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 Bourne End, SL8 5
kitchen refurbishment near Cores End, HP10 0
kitchen renovation near Wooburn, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Well End, SL8 5
bathroom renovations near Fern, SL8 5
home improvement near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
property refurbishment near Berghers Hill, HP10 0
kitchen renovation near Hedsor, HP10 0
bathroom renovations near Cookham, SL6 9
house refurbishments near Little Marlow, SL7 3
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 picking a builder can be a tricky choice with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building a brand-new house you should only be talking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is so much different 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 restoration projects; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has 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 great deal of important products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to additional costs and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be offering you some clues regarding exactly what the right rate is to finish the project. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future problems if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 essential 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 only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is likewise a big range in the cost of lots of products that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be purchased 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality 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 present customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to provide you the information of a number of customers who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you details of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to unearth any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of