The Loft extension Specialists Salt Hill
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 Salt Hill, SL1 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 Salt Hill
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:kitchen refurbishment near Salt Hill, SL1 3
home improvement near Chalvey, SL1 2
kitchen renovation near Manor Park, SL1 3
home improvement near Cippenham, SL1 5
bathroom renovations near Upton, SL1 1
house refurbishments near Upton Lea, SL2 5
house renovation near South Field, SL4 6
kitchen renovation near Britwell, SL2 1
house refurbishments near Eton Wick, SL4 6
garage conversion near Stoke Green, SL2 4
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and renovating is not something that we do really typically, so it goes without stating that choosing a builder can be a tricky decision with significant consequences if you get it incorrect. By preventing these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a stress free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or refurbishing you must only be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are constructing a new home you ought to just be speaking with builders who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new home builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension since there is a lot different about an extension that can easily capture out a builder without that experience. It is not uncommon for new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation jobs; however that is often due to the fact that they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that properly deals with the complexities of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people select a builder based upon quotes that have a lot of essential products missing which are not transparent. No matter how detailed and extensive the illustrations may appear, there will normally be a great deal of things missing from the drawings that the builder has to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been supplied with strategies to prepare their quote there is a high likelihood that there will be a lot of essential products missing from the quote and an extremely high likelihood that will result in extra costs and potential dispute with the builder. To avoid this you need to always provide the home builders with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex ensure you comprehend exactly what will be included in the quote, guarantees that the quotes you get will be far more extensive and transparent, making it a lot easier for everyone involved to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the least expensive quote is the best rate
It is only 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 extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes should be giving you some clues as to what the best price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future issues if in truth the builder has made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you desire is for the builder to take faster ways and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding lingo in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely must understand when evaluating quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater danger of additional costs during construction and your budget burning out. There are two key terms that will be vital in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances just and whilst the builder has a responsibility to consist of figures that are realistic, there is likewise a huge range in the expense of many items that could be considered sensible. For instance, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are also toilets readily available 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 reality it may actually be very misleading. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more detail on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking with current customers
It’s easy for builders to give you the details of a number of clients who they understand have enjoyed with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for referrals is a bit of a waste of time as they are only going to provide you information of individuals who will say the best thing. Rather, you ‘d be better encouraged to ask the builder for the contact details of a couple of current clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed while doing so
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the primary builder on site everyday, whilst some building business will have a team of people and the person who prepares and provides the quote might not be your main contact throughout the build … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to make sure a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Not knowing what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify exactly what is consisted of in the quote is to ask the builder to verify exactly what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is an excellent way to uncover any of those items that may have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or excluded. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in disagreement if it is not made clear at the beginning. A builder might estimate for lights, however that will often just consist of the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is probably anticipating that light fittings are consisted of