The Loft extension Specialists Cranbourne
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 Cranbourne, SL4 4 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 Cranbourne
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:garage conversion near Cranbourne, SL4 4
kitchen refurbishment near Winkfield Place, SL4 4
kitchen renovation near Woodside, SL4 2
kitchen renovation near Winkfield, SL4 4
property refurbishment near Wood End, SL5 7
house refurbishments near Brookside, SL5 8
garage conversion near Maiden's Green, RG42 6
home improvement near Village, The, SL4 2
renovation near Winkfield Row, RG42 7
home improvement near Clewer Green, SL4 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and renovating is not something that we do very frequently, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult choice with significant effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free construct and remove budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you need to just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new houses. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation projects; however that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will typically be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have actually only been offered with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some loan, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be providing you some ideas regarding what the best price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may lead to future issues if in truth the builder has actually made an error 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 few terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many items that could be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You should 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 truth it might actually be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to existing clients
It’s easy for home builders to give you the information of a couple of customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a number of existing customers. Existing customers will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of people and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the process. 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 ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is left out 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 omitted. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably expecting that light fittings are included