The Loft extension Specialists Lake End
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 Lake End, SL4 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 Lake End
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:renovation near Lake End, SL4 6
house renovation near Dorney Reach, SL6 0
house renovation near Dorney, SL4 6
house refurbishments near Bray, SL6 2
property refurbishment near Lent Rise, SL1 7
renovation near Cippenham, SL1 5
garage conversion near Eton Wick, SL4 6
property refurbishment near Boveney, SL4 6
renovation near Bray Wick, SL6 1
renovation near Oakley Green, SL4 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Structure and refurbishing is not something that we do extremely typically, so it goes without stating that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re more likely to enjoy a tension free construct and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or remodeling you ought to just be speaking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new home you ought to just be speaking with home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst option to develop your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; nevertheless that is frequently since they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that effectively handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far a lot of individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of important products missing and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings might appear, there will generally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder has to prepare a detailed quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and a very high probability that will cause extra expenses and prospective conflict with the builder. To prevent this you need to constantly issue the builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, assurances that the quotes you get will be even more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Presuming that the least expensive quote is the best cost
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is substantially less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes should be offering you some ideas regarding exactly what the right rate is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has provided a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems 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 lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely should understand when assessing quotes. If you do not, you will be exposed to a greater threat of additional costs during construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial variety in the cost of lots of products that might be thought about reasonable. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets offered for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes used to make a quote appearance competitive when in fact it might actually be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and because of that asking contractors for recommendations is a little bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will state the ideal thing. Instead, you ‘d be much better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of existing customers. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some home builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the develop … you might never see them throughout the rest of the procedure. You’re going to be dealing with your builder for numerous months and a close working relationship will be important to guarantee a successful result, so make certain you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is excluded from the quote
One of the best methods to clarify what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is excluded from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great way to discover any of those items that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for instance, frequently develops confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are included