The Loft extension Specialists Hawthorn 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 Hawthorn Hill, RG42 6 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 Hawthorn 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
Building and remodeling is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary construct and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new house you must just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension because there is a lot different about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling jobs; however that is typically due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of important items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing out on from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the home builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of important products missing from the quote and a very high possibility that will result in extra costs and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to always provide the contractors with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be included in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be even more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the most inexpensive quote is the ideal cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you need to be really cautious before you pick that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to what the best rate is to finish the task. Picking a builder that has actually offered a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future problems if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not comprehending lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you definitely should understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two crucial terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a huge variety in the cost of numerous products that could be thought about realistic. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be especially 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 truth it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters 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 provide you the details of a few customers who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a little bit of a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will say the best thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a few existing customers. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better 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 daily, whilst some structure business will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the build … you might never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be vital to ensure a successful result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is excluded 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 left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to uncover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for example, typically creates confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may quote for lights, nevertheless that will typically just consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably expecting that light fittings are consisted of