The Loft extension Specialists Hawks Hill
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 Hawks Hill, 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 Hawks Hill
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 refurbishing is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these typical mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress totally free construct and get rid of budget blow outs.
Picking the incorrect type of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a brand-new home you need to only be talking to home builders who are experienced in brand-new homes. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst option to construct your extension because there is so much various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually only 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 a very high possibility that will lead to extra expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To prevent this you must always provide the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most affordable quote is the best rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, however if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be very careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to exactly what the best price is to complete the project. Selecting a builder that has offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes may cause future issues if in reality the builder has 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 number of terms that you definitely need to understand when evaluating quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a higher threat of additional expenses throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two key terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be especially alert if a quote has a lot of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are often used to make a quote look competitive when in truth it may really be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not talking with existing clients
It’s easy for builders to offer you the information of a few customers who they know have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking builders for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you might never 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 important to make sure a successful outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic way to unearth any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might price estimate for lights, however that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is probably anticipating that light fittings are included