The Loft extension Specialists Chavey Down
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 Chavey Down, SL5 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 Chavey Down
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 Chavey Down, SL5 8
kitchen renovation near Bullbrook, RG12 2
property refurbishment near North Ascot, SL5 8
kitchen renovation near Winkfield Row, RG42 7
home improvement near Brookside, SL5 8
refurbishment company near Harmans Water, RG12 9
kitchen renovation near Crown Wood, RG12 9
bathroom renovations near Newell Green, RG42 6
garage conversion near Priestwood, RG42 1
home improvement near Maiden's Green, RG42 6
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial effects if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a tension totally free build and eliminate budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect kind of builder
Rather simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the illustrations might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a great deal of crucial items missing out on from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be even more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be really mindful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the right cost is to finish the job. Choosing a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future problems if in truth the builder has actually made an error with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you absolutely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products 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 realistic, there is also a big variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to existing clients
It’s simple for home builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to provide you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of present customers. Existing 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site day to day, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical 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 omitted from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will frequently only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included