The Loft extension Specialists Fern
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 Fern, SL8 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 Fern
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
Building and renovating is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re more likely to enjoy a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you must only be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you should just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in town might be the worst option to develop your extension since there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is typically since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based on quotes that have a lot of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the drawings might appear, there will usually be a lot of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing out on from the quote and a really high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you must always release the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be much more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be really careful prior to you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding what the ideal rate is to complete the job. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future concerns if in fact the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want 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 definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher risk of extra expenses during construction and your budget plan blowing out. There are two key terms that will be important in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is likewise a huge variety in the expense of numerous products that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You must be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might really be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the information of a couple of clients who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you information of individuals who will state the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed at the same time
Not knowing 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 presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, however that will frequently just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of