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.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or remodeling you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you ought to just be talking with contractors who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is typically since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial items missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the illustrations may appear, there will usually be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must constantly release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the best price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas as to what the right price is to finish the project. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might lead to future concerns if in fact the builder has actually 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 understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be critical in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many items that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You should be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it may in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for builders to offer you the information of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to provide you details of people who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing clients. Existing clients will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever 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 vital to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to unearth any of those products that may have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for example, often develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are included