The Loft extension Specialists South Farnborough
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 South Farnborough, GU14 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 South Farnborough
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:house renovation near Farnborough, GU14 6
home improvement near South Farnborough, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near Farnborough Park, GU14 7
renovation near North Camp, GU14 6
bathroom renovations near Mytchett, GU16 6
bathroom renovations near Mytchett Place, GU16 6
kitchen renovation near Farnborough Street, GU14 8
kitchen renovation near Ash Vale, GU12 5
bathroom renovations near Rafborough, GU14 0
house refurbishments near Cove, GU14 0
7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and remodeling is not something that we do extremely frequently, so it goes without stating that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial consequences if you get it wrong. By avoiding these common mistakes you’re most likely to delight in a tension totally free develop and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong sort of builder
Quite just, if you are extending or renovating you ought to only be speaking to builders who are experienced in extensions and renovations, and, if you are building a new house you should just be talking to contractors who are experienced in brand-new houses. The best brand-new house builder in town could be the worst choice to build your extension due to the fact that there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new house builders to present competitive quotes for extension and renovation tasks; however that is often due to the fact that they do not have the experience to prepare a quote that sufficiently handles the complexities of an extension
Not getting thorough quotes
Far too many individuals choose a builder based on quotes that have a lot of crucial products missing 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 illustrations that the builder needs to prepare an extensive quote.
If the builders have just been supplied with plans to prepare their quote there is a high possibility that there will be a great deal of important items missing out on from the quote and a very high probability that will result in extra expenses and potential conflict with the builder. To prevent this you should always issue the contractors with a comprehensive Inclusions Schedule along with the illustrations. Additions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you receive will be far more extensive and transparent, making it much easier for everyone included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the most inexpensive quote is the right rate
It is just natural to be drawn to the quote that will save you some cash, but if that quote is considerably cheaper than the other quotes then you ought to be very cautious before you choose that builder. A grouping of comparable quotes ought to be giving you some hints as to exactly what the right cost is to finish the task. Selecting a builder that has given a quote that is significantly less than other quotes may result in future problems if in truth the builder has actually 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 comprehending jargon in the quote
There are a few terms that you definitely need to comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a higher danger of additional expenses during construction and your budget burning out. There are two essential terms that will be vital in your assessment of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ products and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you need to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has an obligation to include figures that are reasonable, there is also a substantial range in the cost of numerous items that might be thought about sensible. For example, a toilet can be acquired for $250 yet there are likewise 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 utilized to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it may really be really deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, goes into a lot more detail on why it’s so important to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not talking with current clients
It’s easy for contractors to offer you the information of a couple of customers who they understand have actually been happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a waste of time as they are just going to offer you information of individuals who will state the right thing. Instead, you ‘d be better advised to ask the builder for the contact information of a few existing clients. Current customers will give you feedback that is less contrived and better as they are still immersed in the process
Unknowning who you’ll be dealing with
Some builders will prepare the quote and be the main builder on site everyday, whilst some building companies will have a team of individuals and the person who prepares and presents the quote may not be your main contact throughout the construct … you may never ever see them throughout the rest of the process. You’re going to be handling your builder for many months and a close working relationship will be critical to guarantee a successful outcome, so make sure you understand who it is that you will be handling from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to verify what is left out from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a terrific method to unearth any of those products that may have been assumed by either party are either included or left out. Lighting, for example, typically produces confusion and ends in argument if it is not explained at the beginning. A builder may price estimate for lights, nevertheless that will typically only include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the customer is most likely anticipating that light fittings are included