The Loft extension Specialists Harpsden Bottom
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 Harpsden Bottom, RG9 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 Harpsden Bottom
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
Structure and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with considerable effects if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to enjoy a stress complimentary build and remove budget plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new home you must only be talking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; nevertheless that is often since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the contractors have actually just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of crucial items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will result in additional expenses and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should constantly release the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some money, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be very mindful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be providing you some hints as to what the right cost is to complete the project. Picking a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes may cause future concerns if in fact the builder has actually made an error 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 should understand when assessing 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 two essential terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the expense of numerous items that could be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might in fact be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking to current customers
It’s not difficult for contractors to give you the details of a number of customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to offer you details of people who will say the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of current customers. Present clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never ever see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful result, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent method to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of