The Loft extension Specialists Carter’s 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 Carter’s Hill, RG41 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 Carter’s 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:home improvement near Carter's Hill, RG41 5
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house renovation near Winnersh, RG41 5
renovation near Lower Earley, RG6 3
house renovation near Arborfield Cross, RG2 9
renovation near Arborfield, RG2 9
garage conversion near Earley, RG6 7
bathroom renovations near Barkham, RG41 4
garage conversion near Merryhill Green, RG41 5
kitchen renovation near Emmbrook, RG41 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with considerable consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary build and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Picking the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you should only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best new home builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a great deal of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To avoid this you must always issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might cause future issues if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two key 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 comprehend 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 cost of many items that might be considered sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a number of customers who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you information of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few present clients. Present customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a group of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with 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 verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the start. A builder might price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will often just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of