The Loft extension Specialists Mattingley
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 Mattingley, RG27 8 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 Mattingley
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 refurbishing is not something that we do really frequently, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a tricky decision with considerable repercussions if you get it incorrect. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free develop and eliminate budget blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect type of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you need to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are constructing a brand-new home you ought to only be talking with builders who are experienced in new houses. The very best new home builder in the area might be the worst choice to develop your extension due to the fact that there is so much different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration projects; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting extensive quotes
Far too many people pick a builder based on quotes that have a great deal of essential items missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and extensive the drawings might appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing out on from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a detailed quote.
If the home builders have actually just been offered with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing from the quote and a very high likelihood that will lead to extra costs and possible conflict with the builder. To avoid this you should always provide the home builders with a detailed Inclusions Schedule as well as the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you receive will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the right price
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, but if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you ought to be extremely cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas regarding exactly what the best rate is to finish the project. Picking a builder that has offered a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might lead to future issues if in reality 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 lingo in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely need to understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater threat of extra expenses during construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to include figures that are realistic, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about realistic. For instance, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets offered for over 3000. You must 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 fact it might in fact be extremely misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a few clients who they know have actually enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a wild-goose chase as they are just going to give you information of people who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact information of a couple of present clients. Current clients will provide you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on website everyday, whilst some building business will have a group of individuals and the individual who prepares and provides 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 critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so ensure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning exactly what is left out from the quote
One of the best ways to clarify exactly what is included 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 great method to unearth any of those items that may have been presumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, frequently produces confusion and ends in dispute if it is not explained at the outset. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will typically only consist of the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of