The Loft extension Specialists Fox Lane
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 Fox Lane, GU14 9 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 Fox Lane
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:refurbishment company near Fox Lane, GU14 9
home improvement near Hawley Lane, GU14 8
kitchen renovation near Hawley, GU17 9
garage conversion near West Heath, GU14 8
garage conversion near Farnborough Green, GU16 7
bathroom renovations near Blackwater, GU17 9
house renovation near Rafborough, GU14 0
garage conversion near Cove, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
home improvement near Southwood, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a tension free construct and remove budget plan blow outs.
Choosing the wrong type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new house you need to only be talking with home builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension since there is so much various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many people select a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important items missing which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of essential products missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to constantly provide the home builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most affordable quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is substantially more affordable than the other quotes then you need to be very mindful prior to you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be giving you some ideas as to exactly what the best rate is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might result in future issues if in fact the builder has actually 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 jargon in the quote
There are a couple of terms that you definitely need to comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are 2 key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily 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 often utilized to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for builders to give you the details of a number of customers who they understand have been happy with their services; and because of that asking home builders for recommendations is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to offer you details of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better recommended to ask the builder for the contact details of a few current customers. Current 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 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 provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be important to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to discover any of those items that might have been assumed by either celebration are either consisted of or omitted. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of