The Loft extension Specialists Cove
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 Cove, GU14 0 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 Cove
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:bathroom renovations near Rafborough, GU14 0
home improvement near Cove, GU14 0
garage conversion near Southwood, GU14 0
house refurbishments near West Heath, GU14 8
home improvement near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
bathroom renovations near Fox Lane, GU14 9
kitchen refurbishment near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
kitchen renovation near South Farnborough, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near Farnborough, GU14 6
house renovation near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and remove budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are building 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 option to develop your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is typically because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial products missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must always release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some clues as to what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in fact 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 understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely must comprehend when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be important 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 practical, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available 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 sometimes utilized to make a quote look competitive when in fact it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with present clients
It’s not difficult for builders to provide you the information of a number of clients who they understand have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking builders for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are just going to give you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few present customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site daily, whilst some building companies will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides 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 lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to ensure a successful result, so make sure 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 very best ways to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to uncover any of those products that may have been presumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included