The Loft extension Specialists Brands 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 Brands Hill, SL3 8 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 Brands 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.
Nearby areas we cover:renovation near Brands Hill, SL3 8
property refurbishment near Colnbrook, SL3 0
home improvement near Sutton, SL3 8
kitchen renovation near Horton, SL3 9
home improvement near Datchet Common, SL3 9
kitchen renovation near Poyle, SL3 0
property refurbishment near Sunnymeads, SL3 9
refurbishment company near Langley, SL3 7
home improvement near Slough, SL3 7
house refurbishments near Richings Park, SL0 9
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do very typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to take pleasure in a stress free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you ought to only be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in town could be the worst option to develop your extension because 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 house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling tasks; however that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of important items missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra costs and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be providing you some ideas as to what the right price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future problems if in fact the builder has 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you absolutely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra costs during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of numerous items that might be thought about reasonable. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available for over 3000. You should 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 appearance competitive when in reality it may in fact be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s easy for contractors to provide you the information of a couple of clients who they know have mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing customers. Current clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be crucial to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of