The Loft extension Specialists New Town
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 New Town, RG1 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 New Town
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 New Town, RG1 3
kitchen renovation near Whiteknights, RG1 5
property refurbishment near The Mount, RG1 5
home improvement near Lower Caversham, RG4 5
bathroom renovations near Reading, RG1 1
kitchen renovation near Coley, RG2 0
property refurbishment near Woodley, RG5 3
house renovation near Earley, RG6 7
garage conversion near Caversham, RG4 8
house refurbishments near Sonning, RG4 6
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 selecting a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it wrong. By preventing these common errors you’re most likely to delight in a stress complimentary develop and remove budget plan blow outs.
Selecting the incorrect sort of builder
Quite simply, if you are extending or refurbishing you ought to just be talking to home builders who are experienced in extensions and remodellings, and, if you are developing a brand-new house you must just be speaking to builders who are experienced in new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town might be the worst choice to construct your extension due to the fact that there is a lot different about an extension that can easily catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and restoration jobs; nevertheless that is frequently since they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential 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 from the illustrations that the builder needs to prepare a comprehensive quote.
If the home builders have only been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential items missing out on from the quote and a really high probability that will cause additional expenses and prospective dispute with the builder. To avoid this you ought to always issue the contractors with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you understand exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the right rate
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some money, however if that quote is considerably less expensive than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful prior to you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be giving you some clues as to what the best price is to complete the task. Selecting a builder that has actually offered a quote that is substantially less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually 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 couple of terms that you definitely must understand when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan burning out. There are two crucial terms that will be crucial in your assessment of quotes.
For instance, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to comprehend that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to consist of figures that are sensible, there is likewise a substantial variety in the cost of many items that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be bought for $250 yet there are likewise toilets readily available for over 3000. You ought to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are sometimes utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so essential to understand Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s simple for builders to give you the information of a few customers who they know have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking home builders for references is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of individuals who will say the right thing. Rather, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Present clients will provide 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 contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and provides the quote might not be your primary contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure an effective outcome, so ensure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is excluded from the quote
Among the best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to validate exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a fantastic method to discover any of those products that may have been assumed by either celebration are either included or omitted. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often only include the batten fitting (world holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of