The Loft extension Specialists Holloway
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 Holloway, SL6 3 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 Holloway
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:property refurbishment near Holloway, SL6 3
house refurbishments near Littlewick Green, SL6 6
garage conversion near Woolley Green, SL6 3
renovation near Stubbings, SL6 6
home improvement near Burchett's Green, SL6 6
home improvement near Altmore, SL6 3
renovation near Tittle Row, SL6 4
bathroom renovations near Knowl Hill, RG10 9
bathroom renovations near Highway, SL6 5
renovation near Cold Harbour, SL6 3
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and get rid of spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong type of builder
Rather just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to just be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you must only be speaking to builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The very best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is typically due to the fact that 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 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 may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare an extensive quote.
If the contractors have just been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing from the quote and a really high possibility that will cause extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the home builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, guarantees 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 right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, but if that quote is significantly more affordable than the other quotes then you should be very careful before you pick that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be providing you some hints regarding exactly what the ideal price is to complete the task. Choosing a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially 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 shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when examining quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of extra costs throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are 2 key terms that will be critical 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 sensible, there is likewise a big variety in the cost of numerous products that might be considered reasonable. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets 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 in some cases used to make a quote look competitive when in reality it might really be very deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with present customers
It’s not difficult for home builders to give you the information of a few customers who they know have been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are just 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 details of a couple of current customers. 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 everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be critical to ensure an effective outcome, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
Among the very best ways to clarify exactly what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those products that might have been assumed by either party are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not made clear at the start. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of