The Loft extension Specialists Harpsden
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, 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
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:home improvement near Harpsden, RG9 4
renovation near Harpsden Bottom, RG9 4
bathroom renovations near Newtown, RG9 1
house refurbishments near Lower Shiplake, RG9 3
kitchen refurbishment near Mays Green, RG9 4
home improvement near New Cross, RG9 4
kitchen renovation near Shiplake, RG9 4
home improvement near Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2
home improvement near Woodlands, RG9 2
garage conversion near Shiplake Row, RG9 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant effects if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re most likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Picking the incorrect kind of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or renovating you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be talking with contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best new home builder in the area might be the worst option to build your extension due to the fact that there is so much 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 renovation projects; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on which are not transparent. No matter how in-depth and extensive the drawings may appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high possibility that will cause extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you should constantly release the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the cheapest quote is the ideal price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you should be extremely mindful before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes must be giving you some ideas regarding what the best rate is to finish the task. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may lead to future concerns 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 jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be critical in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You should be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote appearance competitive when in reality it might in fact be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with existing clients
It’s simple for contractors to provide you the information of a number of clients who they know have been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Present customers will give 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site daily, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never ever see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be crucial to guarantee an effective outcome, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to confirm exactly what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those items that might have been presumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently creates confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will often just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of