The Loft extension Specialists Play Hatch
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 Play Hatch, RG4 9 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 Play Hatch
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 very often, so it goes without saying that picking a builder can be a challenging choice with considerable repercussions if you get it wrong. By preventing these typical errors you’re most likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and eliminate budget blow outs.
Choosing the incorrect kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or refurbishing you must just be talking to contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are developing a new house you should just be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The very best brand-new house builder in the area could be the worst option to construct your extension due to the fact that there is so much 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 jobs; nevertheless that is often because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly handles the intricacies of an extension
Not getting detailed quotes
Far too many individuals pick a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how detailed and exhaustive the drawings may appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have just been provided with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will cause additional costs and possible dispute with the builder. To avoid this you must constantly release the builders with a thorough Inclusions Schedule in addition to the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be much more comprehensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some cash, however if that quote is substantially cheaper than the other quotes then you should be really cautious before you select that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes need to be giving you some ideas as to what the ideal price is to complete the job. Choosing a builder that has actually provided a quote that is significantly less than other quotes might result in future concerns if in fact 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 should comprehend when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs throughout construction and your spending plan blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be important in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the cost of many products that might be considered realistic. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are also toilets available for over 3000. You ought to be especially 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 appearance competitive when in fact it might really be really misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so essential to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking to present clients
It’s easy for home builders to provide you the information of a few customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and because of that asking builders for recommendations is a little a waste of time as they are only going to give you details of people who will state the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better advised to ask the builder for the contact details of a number of present clients. Present customers will offer you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be handling
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a team of people and the individual who prepares and presents the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … 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 ensure an effective result, so make certain you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is omitted from the quote
Among the best ways to clarify what is consisted of 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 fantastic way to discover any of those products that might have been presumed by either party are either included or excluded. Lighting, for instance, often produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price quote for lights, however that will often only consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely expecting that light fittings are consisted of